Re: HTTP serving compressed content (was Re: Perl "competitor" Curl raises $52M)

From: Gary Pupurs (
Date: Thu Mar 15 2001 - 17:45:40 PST

> Right, but theres little to be gained from gzipping a jpeg, although even
> 10% gain from a one-off compression isnt to be sneezed at.

The compression can be controlled on a per-file extension basis, so this
isn't an issue. For example, you could compress .HTML, .JS, .TXT, maybe .ASP
or .PHP files, and let all others go through uncompressed.

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