Re: Files being cached past their expire date

From: Ong Beng Hui <>
Date: Mon, 7 Oct 1996 23:23:49 +0800 (SST)

> Meta tags are not parsed by servers - only the browser uses them.
> At the moment, Squid works best if servers use Expires: headers.[*]
> You could also usefully configure things so that a default expires
> is a percentage of the LM time - this isn't the default configuration.

One problem about Expires: header is that it is not
easy to decide when you might want to update your

I think the way to go is to send a GET IMS for every
request to ensure consistency, or, not to send a GET IMS
is Expires header is available.

Ong Beng Hui
...yet another day in an ISP business
...and they lived happily ever after
Received on Mon Oct 07 1996 - 08:24:22 MDT

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