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Re: HTTP2 Expression of Interest : Squid

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 07:56:19 +0200
To: Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>
Cc: Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, tom <zs68j2ee@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <20120717055619.GA30530@1wt.eu>
Hi Pat,

On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 08:31:28AM -0400, Patrick McManus wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-07-16 at 07:55 +0200, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> 
> > OK but some data may end up in the client's cache without having been
> > requested by him. I don't think it has a high technical impact, but it
> > may rather be a legal one in some cases. In fact it's a delicate question.
> 
> I hesitate to comment, because I've only got a partial push
> implementation for firefox (and that's on hold right now just due to
> other priorities) - but the approach I've taken helps I think. Pushed
> resources are kept in a partitioned cache that is scoped to just the 1
> "associated-to" resource that triggered the push. When the associated-to
> resource goes away so does the pushed cache (and is never persisted to
> disk). Documents are promoted out of this micro cache into the real
> profile-wide cache when a request is made for them as a sub-resource of
> the associated-to resource and they "hit" in the micro cache.

It seems to make sense indeed and it's probably the easiest way to
implement it.

Thanks for the insights,
Willy
Received on Tuesday, 17 July 2012 05:57:03 GMT

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