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Re: [PHP] feature request : gzip caching

Why is PHP handling static file serving? This is squarely outside of it's domain. Have nginx or something upstream handle gzipping content. 


> On Aug 27, 2016, at 1:22 PM, Rene Veerman <rene.veerman.netherlands@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> eh no, i'm a big fan of caching output in js / json cache files :)
> but those still need to get gzipped... not just my main JS file, also my
> photoalbum contents -> another 1Mb of JSON content...
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 7:19 PM, Ashley Sheridan <ash@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> On 27 August 2016 17:52:48 BST, Rene Veerman <rene.veerman.netherlands@
>> gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi..
>>> First off, i love PHP. Many thanks for keeping it free too.
>>> However, i've noticed that gzipping the 1Mb of javascript that my
>>> seductiveapps.com needs, takes a relatively long time (measured over a
>>> total page load time which i'd like to bring down from it's current 10
>>> seconds, about a second or even more is spent gzipping (by a core i5
>>> machine))..
>> Are you building the js each time it's requested? Have you thought about
>> building it as a deployment step for production?
>>> At one time, i spent time building PHP code that cached the
>>> already-gzipped
>>> content and outputted that with just readfile().. But i never got it to
>>> work a second time, unfortunately..
>> Why don't you want the web server to handle the gzip side of things? It
>> would make more sense surely?
>>> Could you pretty please add this to the core of PHP? Shouldn't be that
>>> hard
>>> for the internals team right?..
>>> Many thanks in advance for even considering to do this..
>>> with regards,
>>> Rene Veerman,
>>> CEO + CTO of seductiveapps.com
>> --
>> Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

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