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Re: How to destroy cache?

From: Huan Liu <hl4@mundania.eng.wayne.edu>
Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 16:57:09 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Marcus Haas (V.Luckas)" <mhaas@igd.fhg.de>
Cc: hl4@mundania.eng.wayne.edu, www-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <Pine.SOL.3.95.980527164925.11407D-100000@dor>

Hi Marcus,

   Thank you for your information. It reminder me another question.
Whiling I constantly change my program files, I would occassionly not be
able to reload the new file by pressing Reload button, even after I
pressed cleare memory cache and clear disk cache, the brower still shows
the old file. What I have to do is to restart the machine. I have to do
this several times a day! Is this somehow related to the golbal history 
file? Is there any solution? Thanks alot

Huan Liu

On Wed, 27 May 1998, Marcus Haas (V.Luckas) wrote:

> Hi Huan !
> The easiest way I guess would be to not cache the files in the first place.
> You can do this with a Meta-Tag:
> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Pragma" CONTENT="no-cache">
> Then of course the next user can still use the back key, since the URI's are
> in the global history file. I don't know if you can prevent this. On the
> German telekom server the back button is denied by giving each page that is
> requested a cookie that is cross-checked. If the time doesn't match the first
> request, access is denied.
> Hope this helps,
> Marcus
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