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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: The trouble with benchmarks
Date Wed, 15 Apr 1998 23:00:14 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> Sure there is, see  Just because rfc2068 doesn't
> give it an explicit name doesn't mean it's non-compliant.  It's just a
> proxy cache whose existence is transparent to the client.

Hmm. Not convinced that the words "transparent" and "cache" can ever go
together, except in the most simple of cases. Consider the concept
"transparent telnet cache" to get an idea of why I'm dubious. HTTP is
not sufficiently simple to admit of transparent caches IMO.



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