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Re: Draft finding - "Transitioning the Web to HTTPS"

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:48:53 +0000
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "www-tag\@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bwq60esd6.fsf@troutbeck.inf.ed.ac.uk>
Mark Nottingham writes:

> ...

> Anecdotal evidence suggests that shared cache hit rates have fallen
> at least partially as a result of this (other possible factors: more
> dynamic sites, decreasing trust in caches), since they're left with
> just "tail."

Some non-anecdotal evidence, albeit still subject to varying
interpretations, is available in a talk summarising my analysis of 
two sets of cache-logs, from June 2013 and June 2014:


Start at slide 13 and stop after slide 15 if you're not interested in
my critique of REST, but just want to see the numbers.

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