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From Pier Fumagalli <p...@betaversion.org>
Subject Content-Encoding vs. Transfer-Encoding
Date Tue, 04 Sep 2001 01:41:10 GMT
Just a brief note I thought might have been relevant for TC4 HTTP/1.1
connector...

    Pier

------ Forwarded Message
> From: TOKILEY@aol.com
> Reply-To: dev@httpd.apache.org
> Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2001 21:28:46 EDT
> To: dev@httpd.apache.org, rbb@covalent.net
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add mod_gz to httpd-2.0
> 
> [...]
> To this day no browser I know of can successfully receive
> Transfer-encoding: gzip
> much less
> Transfer-encoding: gzip, chunked.
> 
> The latter will cause the blue screen of death in MSIE and
> will also cause every one of the top ten selling HTTP
> benchmarking suites to puke.
> 
> Until America Online (Netscape) or Microsoft get off their asses
> and add full HTTP/1.1 support to ANY version of their browsers
> the only hope of delivering compressed responses is...
> 
> Content-encoding: gzip
> 
> Yours...
> Kevin Kiley.
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