Re: Re^2: fixhrefgz - tool for converting anchors to gzipped files
> Moin Christoph!
> CL> 200Mhz Pentiums are the standard fare today. And I am running
> CL> the boa webserver for example on some low memory 486DX66s with
> I'm using a 486/100 and a 486SL/33. In my opinion we should avoid using
> the server to uncompress the files. We should find another solution.
> CL> excellent performance. Boa serves directly from disk unless
> CL> there is the need to gunzip something.
> Right, but does all WWW server offer this feature? We can't force the user
> to install a specific server.
Why not? This could be a part of Debian documentation system.
The only restriction would be to run it on unconventional port
and preferably from inetd.
> CL> The big issue here is that you want to change an existing
> CL> very public API (http protocol) to include compression which
> CL> may be a big hassle to install on many platforms and so far
> CL> has not been an issue on the more popular platforms such as
> CL> Win95 or other Unixes.
> I don't see the problem. The online help system should be designed for the
> Debian users. If a Windows, MAC, etc user want to use the help systen he
> has to install gzip as helper application.
> But maybe we would build a compressed file system using gzip and the loop
> back device?
> cu, Marco
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