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  Two Servlet Filters Every Web Application Should Have
Subject:   Tomcat-Coyote already has GZIP-Support
Date:   2003-11-21 11:34:53
From:   anonymous2
..atleast in the latest version(s), so no need for applying a costly filter in front of your webapps
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  • Tomcat-Coyote already has GZIP-Support
    2003-11-22 01:35:44  anonymous2 [View]

    But this is only for static resources, isn't it?
    • Tomcat-Coyote already has GZIP-Support
      2003-11-22 02:57:09  anonymous2 [View]

      I don't see why this would be only for static resources.. see http://jakarta.apache.org/tomcat/tomcat-5.0-doc/config/coyote.html (attribute "compression")
      • Tomcat-Coyote already has GZIP-Support
        2003-11-22 08:38:17  anonymous2 [View]

        You are right, it says that "If the content-length is not known and compression is set to "on" or more aggressive, the output will also be compressed.". Since the content-length should always be known for static resources, I assume they are indeed talking about content generated by servlets.