phr-n2002b at NOSPAMnightsong.com
Sun Jun 30 12:18:03 CEST 2002
Robin Becker <robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk> writes:
> However the content.gz data has to be exactly compatible with gzip. My
> experiments with Python-2.1/zlib on freeBSD give me a compressed string
> that's slightly too long for some reason. As an example gzip --> 14099
> bytes while zlib.compress-->15008 bytes.
> Anyone know what I need to do to make zlib work properly in this
> context? Or should I really be using the gzip module?
You're probably better off using mod_gzip (an apache module that
compresses the output automatically) rather than trying to compress
from Python. Note that gzip encoding doesn't work so well in some IE
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