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Re: Is HTML compressed?

[I've been away, so sorry for the late post]

Adrian Bridgett <adrian.bridgett@zetnet.co.uk> writes:

> I've got a package with _loads_ of .html files, but I can't see if they
> should be compressed or not.

Guy Maor wrote:
> Practically every viewer and server can handle gzipped files.  Where
> things break down is in following links.  Not all viewer/servers will
> try foo.gz if foo is missing.  dwww does implement this well, btw.

I ran across this with mh-book.  As I recall, my hamm apache
would uncompress http://localhost/some/file.gz when
http://localhost/some/file was requested, but would not handle
file:/some/file.gz correctly.


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