On Monday, May 21, 2007, 6:24:33 PM, Graham wrote:
GK> Chris Lilley wrote:
On Monday, May 21, 2007, 11:13:58 AM, Graham wrote:
GK> For clarification: this would be the case only when a suitable MIME
GK> content-transfer-encoding header is applied, n'est pas?
If its compressed on the fly, yes. If its stored compressed on the server,
then Content-Encoding is used.
GK> Ah, I hadn't considered Content-encoding here.
GK> I note that this header is defined by RFC2616 and registered only for use
GK> (http://www.iana.org/assignments/message-headers/perm-headers.html), which
GK> suggests that it is defined only as part of an HTTP protocol transfer.
Yes, I was talking of HTTP here.
Clearly if one uses, for example, FTP then that isn't an option. But then,
neither is the Internet Media type :)
GK> (being rather language-lawyer-ish at this point?)
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