[ejabberd] Data compression

Konstantin Khomoutov flatworm at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Nov 9 21:28:36 MSK 2012

On Fri, 9 Nov 2012 09:07:05 -0800
fred basset <fredbasset1000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> What determines whether any compression is done of the XMPP messages?
> I've seen there's a line you can add to the server's config. "zlib,"
> that says it enables compression.  Does this guarantee that the
> clients will use compression however or just mean it's offered as an
> option?

Enabling that setting will make the server offer stream compression
among the features it supports, which gets advertized to the connecting
clients.  The clients are then free to use it or not.

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