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Re: FYI: HTTP intermediary conformance

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 09:06:32 +1000
Message-Id: <0A12FF51-7096-43A2-A391-10678F5DB9B1@mnot.net>
Cc: "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com>

Well, their pricing schedule is at <http://coad.measurement- 
factory.com/details.html#pricing>. Note the end: "Deep discounts for  
educational institutions and free online access for qualified open- 
source software projects are available."


On 24/06/2007, at 3:55 AM, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> On 6/22/07, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
>> A while back, I did some testing of HTTP intermediary conformance
>> using the Measurement Factory's excellent Co-Advisor tool <http://
>> coad.measurement-factory.com/>, with one purpose being to figure out
>> what the least common denominator for HTTP conformance on the open
>> Internet is.
>> I've made a writeup available at <http://www.mnot.net/blog/ 
>> 2007/06/20/
>> proxy_caching>. For a variety of legal reasons, I can't publish the
>> full results, so this is of very limited value. However, it might be
>> useful to mine for issues -- especially if we're going to talk about
>> deprecating features.
> I know that httpd's mod_cache had some issues with max-age that were
> only recently fixed up.  2.2.5 (next release) should include the bulk
> of the fixes for max-age.  2.0.x had the first usable mod_cache, but
> some substantial fixes are only in 2.2.x.
> Is it possible for vendors (such as Apache) to get access to these
> results?  Or, do you have to pay money in order to see the full
> output?  I know that Measurement Factory filed some bugs early on
> against mod_cache that I fixed, but I think we resolved most (if not
> all) of them.
> Thanks.  -- justin

Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
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