No Vary header sent on gzipped response

Igor Sysoev is at
Mon Jun 18 13:25:38 MSD 2007

On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 05:15:56PM +0800, Yusuf Goolamabbas wrote:

> On 6/18/07, Igor Sysoev <is at> wrote:
> >On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 04:02:37PM +0800, Yusuf Goolamabbas wrote:
> >
> >> According to my reading of this message from Henrik of Squid fame, it
> >> is supposed to be
> >>
> >>
> >
> >In this message I do not understand the following:
> >-------
> >Note: always responding with gzip is ok, even without vary.
> >-------
> Yes, That statement is worded ambigiously (sp?). I'll ask Henrik about
> this. I recommend asking Henrik or the Squid list about any questions
> you have wrt Vary and particularly how Squid supports it

As I understand modern Squid versions takes Vary into account.

> BTW, You mention about MISE 4.0 and 5.01 browsers. Is it worthwhile to
> make server decisions based on those browsers. They are really old

Agreed, but my compression expirience had started in 2001 year from
Apache mod_deflate module , then they were
widespread browsers. 

Igor Sysoev

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