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From Zachary Zolton <>
Subject Re: Varnish and Multi-doc Fetch?
Date Mon, 14 Sep 2009 19:27:03 GMT
Thanks for the heads up! Back to the drawing board... (^_-)

2009/9/14 Göran Krampe <>:
> Zachary Zolton wrote:
>> Göran,
>> I'm no Varnish expert, but it my informal testing (which means just
>> tailing the CouchDB log) I could see that when I request a page the
>> first time I saw a bunch of GETs, and when I hit refresh, the GETs
>> were not repeated. So, I'd have to assume Varnish respects the Etags.
> Mmmm, no :). What you can assume is that it does indeed show "cache
> behavior". But AFAIK it is purely based on a TTL. Which probably is 120
> seconds per default.
> I looked into this in detail a while back and couldn't come to any other
> conclusion than that in fact, Varnish doesn't do etags at all.
> Which is a pity because otherwise Varnish looks quite cool.
> regards, Göran

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