From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 22:29:27 +0200

Alex Dovgal wrote:

> 2. Then CUSTOMER net going to the internet do next :
> if document is in the cache
> then they get this document
> else
> they go to the internet DIRECTLY
> Is it possible to do this thing ..

Not practical. It would require the browser to query the cache using ICP
or similar methods. Only the browser can make the desicion to go direct.

You may be able to do something like this with some of the smarter
transparent HTTP redirection appliances, but it is probably not.

Henrik Nordstrom
Squid hacker
Received on Mon Oct 11 1999 - 16:19:21 MDT

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