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Re: Some data related to the frequency of cache-busting

From: Drazen Kacar <Drazen.Kacar@public.srce.hr>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 1996 02:47:02 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199611280147.CAA28144@jagor.srce.hr>
To: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/1978
Jeffrey Mogul wrote:

> things like GIF and JPEG.  URLs with the following filename
> extensions were not collected:
>     "jpeg", "jpg", "gif", "exe", "z", "gz", "mpeg", "mpg", "au", "snd",
>     "aif", "aiff", "aifc", "wav", "ief", "tiff", "xwd", "mpe", "qt",
>     "mov", "avi", "movie", "gl", "dl", "fli", "flc"

So you collected "shtml" which is very likely to go out without
last-modified header.

OTOH, those that you did not collect are very likely to be larger than
HTML files and more stable. Except in case of "advanced usage" of ad banners.

Life is a sexually transmitted disease.

Received on Wednesday, 27 November 1996 17:56:18 UTC

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