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This filter will compress the content of replies using GZIP. Compression is done on the fly. This assumes that you're really on a slow link, where you have lots of CPU, but not much bandwidth.

A nifty usage for that filter, is to plug it on top of a ProxyDirectory, in which case it will compress the data when it flies out of the proxy.


The GZIPFilter class inerits from the following classes:

Attributes description

The GZIPFilter defines the following attributes:

The set of MIME types this filter is allowed to compress.
This attribute is an editable StringArrayAttribute
default value
This attribute defaults to null.

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