Re: Cacheing encrypted objects

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 97 19:12:39 -0800 writes:

>> stock quote. But what if you want to buy a magazine or video ?
>> The object may be both large and popular, and thus benefit from cacheing.
>Duane will no doubt correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't this have been a
>job for the "replication" part of the old Harvest project? Maybe if the
>modular Squid idea goes ahead, a "replication" module (+ associated
>standards?) will appear to handle these sorts of "mirroring" type

The Harvest replicator was intendted to handle "massive" replication
groups, with hundreds of members. The actual transfer of data
was done with good ol' ftp-mirror. The smarts of the software was
this peice called topologyd or floodd. That is what dynamically
arranged all the group members in a hierarhcy to optimize
the distribution.

Duane W.
Received on Fri Mar 14 1997 - 19:30:44 MST

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