Re: Caching Algorithms

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 1998 14:48:13 -0600

"Jordan Mendelson" writes:

>Curious, it seems that Squid, when receiving a web page with the no-cache or
>expires tags will not send it back to the client after it expires, but I was
>If the site goes down and we have that cached copy in memory or on disk, why
>not send it back instead of the "read timeout" message. This happens (a lot)
>with It seems to get overloaded a lot, the link goes
>down, etc.
>This is how Netscape's internal cache works (if it can't contact the host,
>it displays the previously cached copy even if the page instructed not to
>cache or to expire).

This is on my todo list....

Duane W.
Received on Thu Jul 30 1998 - 13:49:35 MDT

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