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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Core server caching
Date Fri, 30 Oct 1998 00:38:50 GMT


On Thu, 29 Oct 1998, Ed Korthof wrote:

> How about gzip'ing content on the fly, or translating it to another
> charset?

Yeah these both came up during the hike.  They're much better example
applications in my opinion.

> The ones which come to mind are HTTP-NG and other HTTP extensions -- it
> would be easy to make Apache provide these services using layered I/O.
> W/o layered I/O, it means more hacks in the core.  Those are things I'd
> love to see Apache support...

You mean MUX?  All we need for MUX is a single layer, the bottom layer
read/write/accept. 

> OTOH, simply providing for that would require much less than some of the
> proposals which we've discussed.

Yeah :)

Dean


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