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From Akash Jain <akash.delh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] GZIP DEFLATE and HTTPD
Date Wed, 07 Aug 2013 20:02:36 GMT
But all modern browsers support it, right ?
Are there any downsides for not using Vary:Accept Encoding  with
mod_deflate?

On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 1:23 AM, Eric Covener <covener@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 3:48 PM, Akash Jain <akash.delhite@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > We had a weird issue of Akamai not caching static content like JS, CSS
> etc.
> > On debugging, they reported that we are sending "Vary:Accept Encoding" is
> > causing issue.
> > But I think that mod_deflate automatically sends that (for proxies)
> >
> > However, I have explicitly unset that header so that Akamai can cache.
> Are
> > there any downsides of this ?
>
> If someone requests a file from a browser not capable of gzip
> compression, they'll get an unreadable file, because it will be served
> out of the cache in gzipped form.
>
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