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Re: Multiple Content-Location headers

From: Luigi Rizzo <luigi@labinfo.iet.unipi.it>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 1998 19:57:12 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199801121857.TAA13858@labinfo.iet.unipi.it>
To: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>
Cc: jpalme@dsv.su.se, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
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>     Supposes a.gif and images/a.gif actually refer to the same image.
> I have been having discussions with some of the people behind
> the "DRP" protocol proposal
> 	http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-drp-19970825.html
> about how to extend HTTP to support "duplicate suppression".
> At any rate, I suggest that this is an important issue to solve,

Sorry if I am missing something, but is duplicate suppression really a
big issue ? And for what reason ?

Last time I checked (which was perhaps in summer '96, and looking at
cache performance) on our proxy, the amount of duplicate objects
was very small -- at least in size, I think it was maybe between
1 and 2% of the total cache size.

Luigi Rizzo                  |  Dip. di Ingegneria dell'Informazione
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