Re: HTML Objects.

From: Martin Hamilton <>
Date: Fri, 06 Dec 1996 11:08:05 +0000

I said:

| Some Content-MD5 support has been in Apache and NCSA httpd's for a
| while, but I didn't do a great job on it & hence it's turned off by
| default. The main problem is that it recalculates the MD5 checksum
| each time a (static) object is requested, which makes the HTTP server
| quite a bit slower.

Incidentally - if you get Apache 1.2 beta, it's turn-onnable just by
setting "ContentDigest on" in your httpd.conf. At a quick glance, it
doesn't seem to be doing any caching, though.


Received on Fri Dec 06 1996 - 03:18:58 MST

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