Re: Persistent Connections

From: Michael Sparks <>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 11:30:11 +0100 (BST)

> When a client makes a persistent connection to Squid, will it be
> permitted to request URL's from different servers or will it be limited
> to any one server.

I can't answer this, since I don't know, but I'd also be particularly
interested in hearing about this as well - especially if squid would be
able to keep connections open in this form to parent squids. (ie reuse
multiple tcp streams for subsequent requests, rather than go to the
expense of setting up and tearing down tcp streams all the time)


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On Wed, 27 Oct 1999, Steve Gailey wrote:
> Does anyone know:
> I realize that they are unlikely to do this as without a proxy in the 
> loop they would go direct to the server in question, but it seems 
> possible that a proxy aware browser could behave in this way. The 
> HTTP/1.0 spec doesn't make clear if this is permitted or not.
> Thanks in advance.
> Steve Gailey
Received on Wed Oct 27 1999 - 04:37:55 MDT

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