Re: NNTP caching proxy

> > > Its on my wish list.  I don't think it will make it to the *do* list, 
> > > other than maybe hacking CERN proxy server to cache news articles.
> > > I remember Ari said caching news was bad, but I never understood why, 

> > 	Control: cancel <some-id@some-site>
> > 	Supercedes: <another-id@another-site>

> Both of which can be handled by appropriate use of a GET If-modified-since 
> type pragma in the caching algorithm.

You'll have to explain this more.

Articles aren't modified. They're created and deleted. Those are the only
operations you can perform on a news spool.

Received on Friday, 7 July 1995 10:40:29 UTC