nginx gzip doesn't (always) respect Accept-Encoding header?
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Wed Jun 1 02:34:11 MSD 2011
On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:19:54PM +0100, Ed W wrote:
> Hi, I seem to be missing an obvious step to control nginx gzip
> based (only) on the clients Accept-Encoding header?
> Test 1
> Using Firefox (use about:config) I change my Accept-Encoding
> header to be blank and now Firefox show me a page of unprintable
> characters (gzipped content is still sent but apparently not
> decoded by Firefox)
Are you sure content is actually "sent"? I suspect it's extracted by
Firefox from it's cache instead.
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