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Re: Proposal: Checksum header or method

From: Mordechai T. Abzug <mabzug1@gl.umbc.edu>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 1995 10:43:16 -0400 (EDT)
To: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.SGI.3.91.950727104019.6215C-100000@elg08.gl.umbc.edu>
On Thu, 27 Jul 1995, John Franks wrote:

> Are there servers that produce an incorrect last modified date for
> files?  I don't know of any, but if they exist then they are broken
> and the proper solution is to have them fixed.  Of course the last
> modified date for a CGI script may be problematical, but I don't see
> how checksums could help this.

Both for:  (1) automaticaly generated pages, which have new modification 
dates even when nothing new is added; and (2) CGI script outputs that 
represent a search.

			     -Mordechai T. Abzug
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