Re: HTML Objects.

From: Alessio Bragadini <>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 1996 22:53:09 +0100 (MET)

Nigel Metheringham:

> No it does not - to calculate the checksum it would need to retreive
> the file, which kind of defeats the object of If-Modified-Since
> cacheing! Its done on dates alone. If HTTP returned some form of
> signature in the header this would help.

HTTP/1.1 does, by Content-MD5 header: it's a MD5 digest of the
object. That leads to wonder when (and if) Squid should go to be fully

Alessio F. Bragadini
Centro SerRA
Universita` di Pisa		phone: +39 (0)50 945293
Received on Mon Dec 02 1996 - 15:41:35 MST

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