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RE: Active proxy 'problems'

From: Mike Dierken <mike@dataconcert.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 09:06:26 -0700
Message-ID: <2AE31649CF989F4FB354F6D95EB0CE6E5CEDD0@xmlfmail.xmlfund.com>
To: www-talk@w3.org
Cc: "'N. Coesel'" <nctnico@cistron.nl>



> -----Original Message-----
> From: N. Coesel [mailto:nctnico@cistron.nl] 

> 
> This setup seems to work quite well, but there is one major 
> drawback: There seem to be active proxies at the client side. 
> This means that more and more sites will refresh their caches 
> every 24 hours. This results in a huge amount of wasted 
> bandwith since no-one (= a person) at the client side 
> actually requested the document.

What do you mean by 'active proxy'? Is that something that pre-fetches 
documents just in case a user may ask for it?
Do you know what user-agent is provided in those requests?
Received on Monday, 1 July 2002 12:07:41 GMT

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