Re: I do not understand....

From: Bertold Kolics <>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 1998 08:37:57 +0200 (CEST)


On Wed, 1 Apr 1998, Christian Khoury wrote:

> can anyone explain these fields? and how can i gat a 304 reply header
> when i have a TCP_MISS (the object does not exist in the cache, isn't
> it? ).

Your browser's cache may contain it even if your proxy cache does not have
this object (it should have been purged from the proxy cache). And it
means that if your browser sends a conditional HTTP request, the reply
code can be 304 (Not modified).

> What does DIRECT stand for here? does it mean that the parent did not
> reply before the 2 sec timeout and that the cache decided to go directly
> and ask the server?
Yes, I think.

Received on Wed Apr 01 1998 - 22:43:05 MST

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