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Re: Jigsaw Proxy package released!

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 6 May 1999 11:47:44 +0200 (MET DST)
To: rob sanders <rsanders@draper.com>
cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.10.9905061140150.14647-100000@tarantula.inria.fr>
On Wed, 5 May 1999, rob sanders wrote:

> I downloaded installed and tested the 2.0.2 proxy version. Thanks to the
> team.
> 
> It seems to work. NT pentium. On my local machine. No detectable
> degradation in performance so far. It does create 100 subdirectories
> under Jigsaw\Jigsaw\cache. Found a 7k encoded file in one of them. So
> it's doing something!

:)
 
> initial observations:
> 
> 1) directory structure appears different than the normal version.
> for instance, no servlet directory
> 2) readme doesn't mention putting admin.jar in CLASSPATH like normal
> version
> 3) source isn't in the download- is it exactly the same source just
> configured with property files differently?

The ProxyPackage is just a demonstrator, a "pre configured" version of
Jigsaw designed only to be run as is (of course, everything is here to
allow reconfiguration, even if I forgot to mention the new jigadmin in the
README).
The sources are exactly the same as... the CVS snapshot of May 5th 1999
(as indicated in Jigsaw's home page).

> What's a good entry point for tinkering with Jigsaw 2.0.2 Proxy to learn
> about how it works, what you can and can't do with it and how to
> customize it?

As it is just the normal Jigsaw, preconfigured, all the customization you
can do with plain Jigsaw are available with the ProxyPackage, the latter
has the latest improvements as it is based on a updated version of the
zips and jars.
You can have more info at http://www.w3.org/Jigsaw/Doc/User/proxy.html
and at http://www.w3.org/Jigsaw/Doc/Reference/client-side.html for all the
client side filter you may put on the proxy (currently, only the Cache
Filter is enabled, but ProxyDispatcher may do some processing and
redirections of requests, ICP or MICP can share the cache content with
other caches around
Hope this helps,

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