W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-talk@w3.org > May to June 1996

Re: Caching of cgi results

From: Andy Coles - WEB developer <Andrew.Coles@it.newsint.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 31 May 1996 09:32:47 +0100
Message-Id: <9605310832.AA05630@dogi.newsint.com>
To: www-talk@w3.org
> Is there a simple method to stop browser cacheing the results of a cgi request. For instance, I have a cgi which writes out a gif on the fly and although the URL to this cgi looks the same every time:-
> i.e.
> <IMG SRC="/cgi-bin/image?block.gif">
> the image produced is actually different. The browser caches the first image and will only show the latest version if you reload the page.
> Andy Coles

I have tried sending an Expires header with the date set to the same as that of the Date header.
Received on Friday, 31 May 1996 04:32:41 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 21:32:58 UTC