Re: Design Issue: GZIP flag on DATA Frames

"Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> Tue, 21 May 2013 16:39 UTC

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In message <CABP7RbeuieZ_tT=8ej6sQi94nRC79=rF1Fy8H_hNFhvH2_A7OA@mail.gmail.com>
, James M Snell writes:

>Well... if I know that I'm sending a file that is already compressed,
>why should I be required to attempt running it through the compressor
>again?

Why would you do that if it is already compressed ?

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