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Caching of cgi results

From: Andy Coles - WEB developer <Andrew.Coles@it.newsint.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 31 May 1996 09:01:03 +0100
Message-Id: <9605310801.AA05623@dogi.newsint.com>
To: www-talk@w3.org
Is there a simple method to stop browser cacheing the results of a cgi request. For instance, I have a cgi which writes out a gif on the fly and although the URL to this cgi looks the same every time:-


<IMG SRC="/cgi-bin/image?block.gif">

the image produced is actually different. The browser caches the first image and will only show the latest version if you reload the page.

Andy Coles
Received on Friday, 31 May 1996 04:00:52 UTC

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