GZip is part of the standard HTTP protocol - your http request sends an accepted encodings header, and has to unzip the content afterwards. I implemented it for the python pywikipediabot framework, but it should be available in most http libs.

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 2:24 AM, Ian Pye <ianpye@gmail.com> wrote:

I apologize if this has been mentioned earlier and I missed it, but:

I infer that GZip compression is available when making api calls, but
I can't find any documentation on it. Can someone point me in the
right direction to get started?



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