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Add Brotli support #878
Hey, I am loving Bridgy thanks for this service. Although recently I’ve noticed that I stopped receiving webmentions from the service a few weeks ago? Can you help me out? I use webmention.io.
This is the post it can’t find webmention support for:
I have the site linked up from my Twitter bio https://twitter.com/zachleat
I’ve tried recrawling my site using the Crawl now button and tried using Resend for post with the
AHA I found #829 which made a lot of sense to me. I did add brotli support recently and it would seem to coincide with this webmention regression.
However my Accept-Encoding headers seem to be working correctly.
hey, thanks for the kind words! and ugh, sorry for the trouble. this is due to an App Engine bug: it incorrectly adds
the bug report has been open for almost a year, and acknowledged, but that's it. sigh. i'll nudge it again. i can also look into adding brotli support to bridgy...but in the meantime, your best bet is to disable brotli on your site. apologies again!
a bit more background: requests supports brotli automatically when the
there is a pure python implementation of brotli, but its description, super slow pure python brotli decoder, please ignore, gives me pause, not that it might be slow, but that it sounds immature at best.
sure! i've actually already added an explanation of this bug (and workaround) to the docs, and linked the error message to it.
brotli is still a very small subset of all the possible causes of this error - this is only the second instance i've seen so far - so if i added anything more to the UI itself, i'd lean toward the other more common causes first. hopefuly the link and mention in the docs are a good start though!