#12 Feature request: on the fly uncompressing of files

mod_gzip-1.3.26.1a
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nobody
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2003-04-02
2003-04-02
No

I would like to be able to have my files already compressed
in the filesystem (without an uncompressed version). If the
browser supports gzip enconding, the file is send "as is", it it
doesn't support, mod_gzip would decompress it before
sending.

Example: I have the file archive.html.gz in my filesystem. If
the browser try to acess archive.html and supports gzip
enconding, the compressed file would be sent, if it doesn't
support, the archive.html.gz would be decompressed and
sent.

Advantage: use less disk space. All hosts limit the amount of
space you can rent. I have a very big six years old mailing
list archive. It takes a lot of space, but isn't accessed very
much. I'd like to have the files compressed in the filesystem
and compatible with all browsers.

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