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Re: cache problem with IE 4.0-5.0 again

From: Harmeet Bedi <hbedi@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 18:24:48 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <012701c0c39e$f8fa82b0$ce00000a@Harmeet>
To: <www-jigsaw@w3.org>, "Milum Software" <shayes@milum.com>
Try adding the entries to the HTTP Headers not HTML generator. HTTP 1.1
specs talk about the right headers to control caching behavior.
Caching is a problematic thing. I would not assume that the IE4.0 and 5.0
behavior is the same.

Harmeet
----- Original Message -----
From: "Milum Software" <shayes@milum.com>
To: <www-jigsaw@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2001 2:16 PM
Subject: cache problem with IE 4.0-5.0 again


> I sent this message the other day and no one replied. Is there anyone out
> there? Has anyone else had this problem with IE?
>
> I'm having a problem with a resource that I've implemented by extending
> PostableFrame hosted by Jigsaw 2.0.5. It generates HTML through an
> HtmlGenerator with a header that includes the
>
> <HEAD>
> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Pragma" CONTENT="no-cache">
> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Expires" CONTENT="Sun, 28 Dec 1997 00:00:00 GMT">
>    <TITLE>Edit Name</TITLE>
> </HEAD>
>
>   so that browsers will not cache the result and display stale data.
>
> This works fine with Netscape and other browsers, but Internet Explorer
> doesn't support this tag. However, this seemed to work with older versions
> of Jigsaw I used to use.
>
> Does anyone know how to force IE not it cache an HTML page?
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Scott Hayes
> Milum Software
> 800-257-2120 Sales
> 512-469-2967 Support
> http://www.milum.com


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