[drakma-devel] Patch - Accept-Encoding: gzip

Edi Weitz edi at agharta.de
Mon Jan 25 20:52:52 UTC 2010

Hi Red,

Thanks for the patch.  (But note the guidelines at

I'm unsure whether I want to accept the patch, though.  I don't really
want to add a dependency on another library which in turn depends on
another library for a pretty rare case.  I'd rather implement a hook
or something so that Drakma users can pre-process the content


On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Red Daly <reddaly at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear drakma users,
> I made drakma accept gzipped message bodies by default, and also
> automatically decode them.  A patch is attached.
> Unfortunately this adds a new dependency on gzip-sequence (which in
> turn depends on salza2).  See the docstrings for more details.  To sum
> it up: if WANT-STREAM is T, It wraps the returned stream in a
> flexi-stream that wraps a gzip-input-stream.  Otherwise, it decodes
> the sequence before returning from HTTP-REQUEST.
> Thanks,
> Red
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