Re: a random thought

From: Jeffrey Borg <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 14:53:11 +1100

Dosen't squid already cache ftp objects?
I can remember downloading 5Mb files via ftp using a web browser and then
accidently deleting them then going back and downloading the same file again
and it has come straight from the cache!

>Hi all,
>Squid's primary goal is to cache www objects and thereby reduce
>the network far so good..How about extending
>it to normal ftp traffic too [ Think of everyone downloading latest
>a huge s/w and how much load it will put on ur network,
>so far solution to reduce this, by having a mirror site at local lan]
>If a proxy server[like squid] can handle this traffic too, may be it will
>more complete...
>I am sorry if i am not clear.
>Prabhakar S
Received on Mon Jan 12 1998 - 19:59:42 MST

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