Bug#529271: Does not support compressed websites.

Gustavo Noronha kov at debian.org
Mon May 18 13:22:35 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-05-18 at 14:38 +0200, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> It seems that this was an error on the ubuntuone.com server which send
> gzip encoded content, although the client did not explicitly request
> it (the server was thus violating a "SHOULD" of RFC2616).

Yeah, I have read that before and I agree with this, but even then,
there are many more broken servers out in the wild =(.

> But I still would like to have gzip support in webkit, as it can improve
> experience on slow connections.

Yeah. We want to have that functionality built into soup, though.

See you,

Gustavo Noronha <kov at debian.org>
Debian Project

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