I'm looking after exactly the same functionality that utilizes the standard
gzip compression by using the "Accept-encoding" header.
Is there any plans for including this functionality i future releases of WCF?
"Henrik Georgi" wrote:
> I would like to compress the messages sent over a WSHttpBinding to get a
> better usage of low bandwidth. I have looked at the sample in the Windows
> SDK, but can't figure it out. Does this custom binding have the same security
> and reliable session capabillities as the WSHttpBinding?
> I'm primarily interested in compressing the response from the server and was
> thinking about utilizing the standard compression module for IIS 6.0. But
> this requires that the request has the "Accept-encoding: gzip" in the HTTP
> header and of course that Indigo (WCF) can decompress the response
> automatically, which doesn't seems to be standard functionality today.
> Is there any way to get this kind of functionality with Indigo?
> Are there any plans to make this decompression functionality standard in
> (It is implemented in .NET 2.0 Web Services, so why isn't this functionality
> also supported by Indigo?)
> Is it possible to extend the WSHttpBinding to get the described
> functionality and preserve the security and reliable session capabilities?
> How can this custom binding be implemented?
> Thanks in advance.
> Henrik Georgi