Re: JSR311: gzip encoding

From: Julian Reschke <>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 10:11:48 +0200

Stephan Koops wrote:
> Hi,
> -1
> If the accept-Encoding allows GZIP, than the JAX-RS runtime could decide
> on its own, that it gzip the data. This it could do with all encodings,
> that are allowe. So there is no additional annotation required.
> Ot course the runtime must set the content-encoding header, if it encode
> the data.
> ...

Keep in mind that if the runtime handles this, it will also have to
worry about Vary, and do rewriting both outgoing *and* incoming ETags
(conditional headers!).

BR, Julian