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Re: NNTP caching proxy





On Thu, 6 Jul 1995, Peter da Silva wrote:

> > 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, 
> 
> 	Control: cancel <some-id@some-site>
> 	Supercedes: <another-id@another-site>

Both of which can be handled by appropriate use of a GET If-modified-since 
type pragma in the caching algorithm.

Danny


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