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From r...@imdb.com (Rob Hartill)
Subject Re: AOL patch
Date Sun, 22 Dec 1996 21:07:58 GMT
Rob Hartill wrote:

>An alternative patch:
>Can someone with AOL access try this patch to see if it stops their
>proxies caching the results. The Last-Modified date is ever changing
>with an instant Expires and a "no-cache" pragma.

I just put it onto one of my servers and it seems to do the trick. I
can see their poor little proxies coming back over and over for the
same stuff. What a shame.

152.163.233.80 - - [22/Dec/1996:14:57:41 -0600] "GET /Icons/small_star.gif HTTP/1.0" 200 69
152.163.233.80 - - [22/Dec/1996:14:57:45 -0600] "GET /Icons/small_star.gif HTTP/1.0" 200 69
152.163.233.80 - - [22/Dec/1996:14:57:46 -0600] "GET /Icons/rating.gif HTTP/1.0" 200 2242
152.163.233.80 - - [22/Dec/1996:14:57:48 -0600] "GET /Icons/small_star.gif HTTP/1.0" 200 69


I wonder how good it'd make George feel to know that his proxies are being
deliberately hindered from operating efficiently.


rob

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