Re: META HTTP-EQUIV="Expires" ..... (fwd)

From: Dancer <>
Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 16:24:39 +1000

Ross Wheeler wrote:

> I thought I could be cute and use the following:
> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Expires" CONTENT="Wed, 14 Oct 1997 06:41:40 GMT">
> in the page, which is set to about a year ago, and should be well and
> truely expired! yet it STILL says TCP_HIT!
> What am I doing wrong?

Unless your webserver parses the document and puts the expires
information in the HTTP header at the time of the request (I know that
some servers do, but most don't), then squid will never see the expires
info. Only the browser will.

Received on Sat Oct 17 1998 - 00:07:48 MDT

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