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Rack::Deflater is compressing already compressed content. #612

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marcofognog opened this Issue Oct 11, 2013 · 2 comments

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@marcofognog

Rack::Deflater is compressing already compressed content like png and jpg images (which is waste of time and resources). In other servers we can selectively compress the content, and I missed this on rack today. What do you guys think?

@jbaudanza

I usually place Rack::Deflater downstream of any static asset server for this reason.

If you need to compress static assets, I have an open PR #479 that changes Rack::File to serve precompressed gzipped assets from the filesystem, if present. If you think that would be useful, throw it a +1.

@jjb
jjb commented Nov 24, 2013

also see #457

@raggi raggi added this to the Rack 1.6 milestone Jul 12, 2014
@raggi raggi closed this Aug 3, 2014
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