Re: Copyright ??

From: Ingrid Melve <>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 1997 10:53:00 +0100

> Pardon the newbie question but I haven't seen it discussed.
> Are there any copyright questions to worry about when setting
> up a cache?

But not to worry about that until legisation is in place (unless you want to
get involved in politics). If you want to investigate the issue I recommend
that you start by looking into
and consult a lawyer in your country.
> What are your obligations in terms of notifying clients that
> they are getting a cached (and possibly stale) copy?

See the HTTP/1.1 specification, currently there are no way for clients to
notify your user (and you do not want to, even if you may want to tell them
when you are giving them stale information)

Received on Thu Feb 13 1997 - 02:17:16 MST

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