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RE: client side includes (fwd)

From: Russell O'Connor <roconnor@math.berkeley.edu>
Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2001 14:28:55 -0800 (PST)
To: W3C HTML <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.32.0102031428290.2653-100000@pub-708c-18>
With client-side includes the particular piece of data only needs to be
retrieved once.  This reduceds bandwidth.

HTTP/1.1 allows many entities to be downloaded with a single connection by
using keep-alive.  Thus there is no extra cost in making addition
connections, only 1 is needed.

Server load is further reduced by having the client ``assemble'' the

Given all these considerations, I don't understand why anyone would want
to use server-side includes if a client-side include option were

Russell O'Connor
``Paradoxically, a refusal to `put a monetary value on life' means that
life is often undervalued.'' -- Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach
Received on Saturday, 3 February 2001 17:28:58 UTC

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