Re: HTCP versus ICP

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 1998 17:45:36 -0600

Dax Kelson writes:

>Paul Vixie recently mentioned that he doesn't like ICP because of its
>He proposes HTCP (Hyper Text Caching Protocol) as a replacement for ICP.
>Is HTCP a "good" thing? Will it be implemented in Squid 1.2?

I'm skeptical about the performance, but I do want to implement it
to compare with broken ICP.

Its probably about 1/3 finished in Squid-1.2.

Would you rather have Squid-1.2 sooner, or with full HTCP for the first
non-beta release?

Duane W.
Received on Wed Jul 01 1998 - 16:46:38 MDT

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