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HTTP 1.1 Proxy/Caching servers

From: Anselm Baird_Smith <abaird@www43.inria.fr>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 1997 09:09:38 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199702130809.JAA11272@www43.inria.fr>
To: sam@wsds.com
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
Sam Gendler writes:
 > I am doing some research for a school project on caching proxy servers. 
 > I am wondering if anybody has done an implementation with with the HTTP
 > 1.1 compliant libwww.  If so, would they be willing to let me have a
 > look at the source code.  I am finding the library to be very complex,
 > and the example applications are not very well documented and
 > exceedingly hard to follow, even in a source level debugger.  Please let
 > me know.  I would apreciate personal responses as well as any responses
 > made to the list, just so I don't miss anything.  Thank you.

You may want to check Jigsaw 1.0alpha5, to be released lattter today,
which implements (also) a full 1.1 compliant HTTP/1.1 caching
proxy. The client side of that proxy can even be used with HotJava for
those of you who want to be proud to use the first graphical HTTP/1.1
client ;-)

Received on Thursday, 13 February 1997 03:10:05 UTC

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