Re: NNTP caching proxy
> Its on my wish list. I don't think it will make it to the *do* list,
> other than maybe hacking CERN proxy server to cache news articles.
> I remember Ari said caching news was bad, but I never understood why,
I said that because the news articles get retrieved from a nearby news
server anyway, so caching doesn't save that much. If you're thinking
of getting load off the news server, then yes, it makes a lot of
sense. Yeah, I can see my statement was unnecessarily stern, so I
take it back -- caching news does make sense.
> after all, articles don't change, they have static "urls" and have an
> easily defined expiry dates.
Ari Luotonen firstname.lastname@example.org
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