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Re: gcc Postscript manual


On Sat, 1 Sep 2001, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:

> For a .ps file with Accept-Encoding we get
>   Content-Type: application/postscript
>   Content-Encoding: gzip
> 
> No Transfer-Encoding headers anywhere.
> 
> So, this seems a browser problem and we should "fix" the web pages,
> shouldn't we?

I think the Content-Encoding is the problem in this case and the proper
fix is for Transfer-Encoding to be used here (except it may lack adequate
browser support).

See e.g. <URL:http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=35956>, various
other pages linked to from there, and RFC2616.

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
jsm28@cam.ac.uk


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