HTTP/2 and GZIP Compression

Jonny Barnes jonnybarnes at
Sat Sep 12 20:23:14 UTC 2015

Can (and indeed should) we use gzip compression when responding over a
HTTP/2 connection to improve performance for static files?

The HTTP/2 spec suggests not[1], at least when using TLS. So I was
wondering if there were more knowledgeable people here than me that could
weigh in with their opinion.

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