Re: a random thought

From: S Prabhakar <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 09:40:35 +0530

Hi all,

A clarification on my previous mail...when i said
ftp i didnt mean http-ftp i meant normal ftp
[not ftp://.. :) ] i dont think this is already supported
in squid...i have gone thru the documentation.
squid supports only http ,http-ftp, wais, gopher etc..

sorry for being vague...

Prabhakar S
-----Original Message-----
From: S Prabhakar <sprabu>
To: Squid Users <>
Date: Tuesday, January 13, 1998 2:36 PM
Subject: a random thought

>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 - 20:23:35 MST

This archive was generated by hypermail pre-2.1.9 : Tue Dec 09 2003 - 16:38:24 MST