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Re: Tracking hits without cache-busting -Reply

From: Daniel Hellerstein <DANIELH@MAILBOX.ECON.AG.GOV>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 1999 14:08:18 -0400
Message-Id: <s7723d8c.012@MAILBOX.ECON.AG.GOV>
To: www-talk@w3.org
Thanks.. that's what I was looking for (I knew I had seen something, but I just
couldn't think of a good keyword!)

>>I'm curious as to the status of work on allowing origin servers to track
>>hits without using cache-busting techniques. 

>closest thing that I'm aware of is 
>            Simple Hit-Metering and Usage-Limiting for HTTP
>     RFC 2227 : standards track
>     Mogul, Leach
>it's got certain limitations that don't really solve the problem
>fully, but it's a good start.. cache vendors don't seem to be picking
>it up yet in force, but support for it can really only help your
>server.. it's pretty lightweight.

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