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From Igor Sysoev>
Subject Re: Report on mod_accel and mod_deflate
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2001 18:03:42 GMT
On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, Stas Bekman wrote:

> Jeremy Howard wrote:
> > Igor Sysoev mentioned recently on this list that he has written a module
> > called 'mod_accel' that provides a caching HTTP accelerator, as well as a
> > mod_gzip replacement called 'mod_deflate'. These modules are both used on
> > Kaspersky labs' busy sites, as well as at the popular portal
> > mod_deflate is used at around 700 sites.
> Igor, sorry to tell you but httpd-2.0 has introduced mod_deflate as a 
> replacement for mod_gzip, so you are going to have a lot of confused 
> users when httpd 2.0 hits the streets. I suggest that you raise this 
> issue on the httpd dev list before it's too late. May be it's too late 
> already, since there was already a long discussion about why it should 
> be called deflate and not gzip (check the archives).

Thank you. I'd overlooked it. Last time I saw discussion
about mod_gzip and mod_gz in new-httpd list was September.

By the way do you speak Russian ?

Igor Sysoev

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