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GZIP Utility

Sagar Sharma
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Joined: Aug 31, 2000
Posts: 92
Do i need to code extra except setting of the Accept-Encoding Header to send HTML files in a GZIP format??

thanks in advance


Bob Moranski
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Joined: Nov 22, 2000
Posts: 177
You also need GZIPOutputStream. You can get it by
OutputStream out = new GZIPOutputStream(res.getOutputStream());
Then you can send it with ServletUtils class in Oreilly's servlet com package from
ServletUtils.returnFile(file, out);
//file being the path to the specified file
catch(FileNotFoundException e){
throw new ServletException("No such file");
catch(IOException e){
throw new ServletException("Problem sending file...");
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