Re: Summary - Will browsers support multiple proxy servers
On Fri, 30 Jun 1995 Bernhard.Schneck@physik.tu-muenchen.de wrote:
> What's wrong with putting two A records in the DNS?
> I didn't check the source of any WWW browser, but I hope they'd cope
> with multi-homed servers. If a request to one address times out, they
> should automagically switch to the secondary address ...
This is exactly how it should be done, and is exactly what no browser
does, except for Henrik's LineMode browser :) I think it's great that
the linemode browser also tests latency for each address before making a
connection - as long as that doesn't become too expensive, it makes the
establishment of mirror sites around the web *very* elegant.
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