Serving up compress pages without access to server side tools?

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Subject: Serving up compress pages without access to server side tools?
Posted by:  Alan (ne…@netwerx.freeserve.co.uk)
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2004

I have a website with no ssi, php, cgi...nothing. Plain old flat pages are
all it serves.
I need to upload a list to it - a big, plain text list in html. A 2Mb list!

With gzip compress, it comes down to 91Kb, much more modem-friendly!

After about 30 minutes of googling, I haven't yet found a way of serving
this page up like this.
I can't send headers as no php or .htaccess is allowed. Any ideas?

And please don't suggest I move to a "proper" web host! It's for a friend
with a one-off need for a small website for about 2 months, and the freebie
10Mb is fine :)

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