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Re: Proposal to change default handling for content-encoded responses

From: Kartikaya Gupta <>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:56:37 +0000

On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 01:20:34PM +0100, Dan Fandrich wrote:
> Regardless, many servers do this and we need to keep in mind the ramifications
> of changing the default curl behaviour.

If there many servers that do this, then silent decompression is likely
to break things. But maybe sending 'Accept-Encoding: identity' with the
default request (i.e. when --compressed is not specified) would work
Received on 2018-10-31