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Re: HTTP Session Extension draft

From: Simon Spero <ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 1995 14:09:27 -0700 (PDT)
To: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>
Cc: Roy Fielding <fielding@beach.w3.org>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.SOL.3.91.950710140452.16635B-100000@chivalry>
One further comment on HTTP's state(less/full)ness.

If retrieval is truly a stateless process, then the probability of a an 
object being requested will be independent of any previous object 
requests. Any perusal of activity logs will show that this is clearly not 
the case- if a page with links is requested, any links on that page will 
have a higher probability of being requested than if the page that links 
to them had not been fetched.

Received on Monday, 10 July 1995 14:10:46 UTC

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