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Re: Bug#5907: debstd compresses .html when it shouldn't



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Bruce Perens:
> I really do think that all references to Debian docs should go through
> a CGI script. Lots of problems get solved that way. I haven't had time
> to write one yet - I'm taking a rest for a few days.

I think that is the wrong solution, because it makes things slower.
We should allow browsing directly, without httpd. If you don't compress
HTML, or if you change the links from .html to .html.gz, and then
compress the files, then things work. No httpd or CGI necessary.

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