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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: expires header in bugdb
Date Mon, 17 Nov 1997 15:53:54 GMT
On Mon, 17 Nov 1997, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

>     I can modify the script to emit the Expires: header only on the
>     table page instead of always; that's probably a good step anyway,
>     since that's the one that requires the major reload and set-up.
>     Maybe it would be best to have the 30M expiry on the search-results
>     page, a virtually infinite expiry on the search form, and either no
>     expiry or the actual PR Last-Modified for the full PR display.
>     Those are fairly easily do-able..

While I still don't understand why some clients are not caching it at all,
why not just have an expires header of a day or two, or even longer
like a week?

Preserves the way it has worked all along, lessens the silly 
reloads, and should still avoid whatever problem is happening
for some people.


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