Re: AW: URL: Background and Requirements

From: Warner ten Kate (tenkate@natlab.research.philips.com)
Date: Tue, Nov 03 1998


Message-Id: <363F4202.1C7C307F@natlab.research.philips.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 1998 18:48:50 +0100
From: Warner ten Kate <tenkate@natlab.research.philips.com>
To: Henning Timcke <henning.timcke@werft22.com>
Cc: www-tv <www-tv@w3.org>
Subject: Re: AW: URL: Background and Requirements

Henning Timcke wrote:
> 
> E.g in HTML there is a Meta Tag that solves the problem of accuracy of the document. <META CONTENT="no-cache">. A document that is not cached is  always requested from it's absolute URL and not from the cache, the local copy.

That solves the problem by preventing it: do not (use) cache.

In our case this is not a satisfying solution. Our content encompasses
Audio/Video material, that users really want to store locally (VCR).


Warner.