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From Ed Korthof ...@organic.com>
Subject Re: AOL, BrowserMatch, allow/deny
Date Mon, 23 Dec 1996 15:46:57 GMT
This seems ideal, if you've got time.  I'd be happy to have it commited...
(:

Also, I agree about AOL's cache, as much as I think AOL deserves
punishment.

     -- Ed Korthof        |  Web Server Engineer --
     -- ed@organic.com    |  Organic Online, Inc --
     -- (415) 278-5676    |  Fax: (415) 284-6891 --

On Mon, 23 Dec 1996, Ben Laurie wrote:

> As I mentioned before, to get a complete solution to AOL we really need an
> extra API to parse headers before anything else happens. This would also tidy
> up the allow/deny stuff. I'm prepared to ruin my pre-Christmas Eve evening
> preparing such a fix if you lot are prepared to let me commit it.
> 
> On the question of how to fix AOL (by 1.0 response or by cache busting), I
> think we should let the users decided. Although there is a certain pleasure to
> be gained by busting AOL's caches, it doesn't really fit with our stated
> mission, which is to provide a high-quality, free server.
> 
> So, by all means, be rude about AOL, but don't break the Web in vengeance.


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