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,
> > 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.
You'll have to explain this more.
Articles aren't modified. They're created and deleted. Those are the only
operations you can perform on a news spool.