Re: Reloading a graphic and not a page..

Benjamin Franz (
Fri, 15 Nov 1996 04:12:38 -0800 (PST)

Date: Fri, 15 Nov 1996 04:12:38 -0800 (PST)
From: Benjamin Franz <>
To: Alan Thomson <>
cc: www-scripts <>,
Subject: Re: Reloading a graphic and not a page..
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On Thu, 14 Nov 1996, Alan Thomson wrote:

> I have an odd problem. I need to refresh a graphic each time a visitor go=
es to a page. I would like the browser to cache everything=20
> except one of the graphics. Sounds simple, just use a script. The problem=
 is that my hands have been tied.  I can=92t use a CGI script.=20
> Is there an HTML tag I could put into the following line to force the bro=
wser to refresh the graphic? Also, I was thinking about an=20
> SSI, but I=92ve tried and it doesn=92t seem to work.
> The HTML line I would like to be refreshed each time is:
> <IMG SRC=3D=93graph.gif=94 ALT=3D=93Current Status=94 ISMAP WIDTH=3D400 H=
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Upgrade to Apache 1.1.1 and compile in the CERN metafile support module.=20
You can then add any header you want (such as Expires and Pragma:=20
no-cache) to the HTTP headers for the graphic without using CGI.=20

Benjamin Franz