mod_strip newline substitution problem

Evan Miller emmiller+gmane at
Sat May 3 22:39:28 MSD 2008

Rt Ibmer <rtibmx at ...> writes:

> Hi Evan
> > The problem is that I can't replace newlines before end tags with a space:
> Is that going to make it even more challenging to add support for removing 
unnecessary spaces from JavaScript files? Would love to see support for that 
one day. Currently we are doing this with a filter at the web server level and 
I bet doing it at the nginx level would be much more efficient.

Yes. The module will need to be rewritten to parse other languages. I'd like to 
use Ragel, a state-machine generator that operates on data buffers.


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