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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: anyone know of a "not modified" bug in Netscape 4 beta ?
Date Sun, 08 Jun 1997 23:10:59 GMT
It's not the GIF89a loop problem is it? 

Dean

On Sat, 7 Jun 1997, Rob Hartill wrote:

> 
> I just noticed unix Netscape 4.0b5 hitting my server over and over for
> GIFs that have a long off expires date.
> 
> e.g. Apache sends back:
> 
> HTTP/1.1 200 OK
> Date: Sat, 07 Jun 1997 03:21:47 GMT
> Server: Apache/1.2.0 mod_perl/0.98_11
> Cache-Control: max-age=1604800
> Expires: Wed, 25 Jun 1997 17:08:27 GMT
> Last-Modified: Sat, 07 Jun 1997 03:20:05 GMT
> ETag: "3fe2a-f61-3398d365"
> Content-Length: 3937
> Accept-Ranges: bytes
> Connection: close
> Content-Type: image/gif
> 
> 
> then Netscape keeps on asking the server if it has changed whenever it
> is reused, and Apache correctly reponds with a "304" code.
> 
> Anyone else seeing this ?
> The headers look okay to me. I've got a hacked mod_expires.c that adds
> the "Cache-Control" header.
> 
> 
> --
> Rob Hartill                              Internet Movie Database (Ltd)
> http://www.moviedatabase.com/   .. a site for sore eyes.
> 
> 


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