gzip compression for hls playlists

We have used in the last article the mediastreamvalidator from Apple to create a report of recommendations for our stream. Now we start fixing this by starting with the following message: The server MUST deliver playlists using gzip content-encoding All Variants...

HLS Stream validation

Apple provides a bunch of tools to create and (more important for me) to validate HLS streams. Media Stream Validator (mediastreamvalidator) simulates an HTTP Live Streaming session and verifies that the index file and media segments conform to the HTTP Live Streaming...