Re: All these "I want squid to cache xyz"

From: Jef Poskanzer <>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 1996 18:46:56 PDT

> You're right; however, news is currently a *big* problem and there's
>not yet a freeware (not even standard) way of improving bandwidth
>usage/speed on news.

What would be the effect of distributing an "nntpget" program
with squid, analogous to ftpget? Minimal code changes, and
it would let you proxy-cache netnews reading. Ignore proxying
posts for now. Would that work?

Received on Tue Sep 10 1996 - 18:48:48 MDT

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