Re: Suggestion: ALTHREF attribute

James Green (
Sun, 18 Jan 1998 00:18:11 +0000 (GMT)

From: James Green <>
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Date: Sun, 18 Jan 1998 00:18:11 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: Re: Suggestion: ALTHREF attribute

On Sun, 18 Jan 1998 00:45:27 +0100 Rasmus Kaj <> wrote:

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> Actually, it does, if the client is smart enough. Most clients today
> use disk cache, so why not use part of that as a database of mirrors?
> Or maybe extend the bookmark list to contain mirrors (it could contain
> mirrors of objects not visible in the bookmarks as well).
> As long as the user has seen the document once, his client could know
> where to find a mirror.

Assuming, of course, the user isn't smart enough to have erased his/her 
cache to save disk space and/or is using a proxy server which has 
alreadly seen the page (and has it currently stored).


James Green

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