Re: Design Issue: GZIP flag on DATA Frames

"Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> Tue, 21 May 2013 16:26 UTC

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In message <CABP7Rbfb92Vxrmxj6fKdt+jpO_Qknq8FRjsu5GZW=17uoi4OFg@mail.gmail.com>
, James M Snell writes:
>https://github.com/http2/http2-spec/issues/100
>
>Currently the spec includes a requirement that all user-agents MUST
>support gzip.. specifically:

>If we're going to include this requirement,  ...

How about just nuking Accept-Encoding, and say that _all_ content is
gzip'ed, but that it is allowed to use the '-0' uncompressed mode ?

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