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From "David Reid" <ab...@dial.pipex.com>
Subject Re: proxy caching is important
Date Thu, 18 Nov 1999 14:23:20 GMT
Nice of you to volunteer????

d :-)
----- Original Message -----
From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
To: <new-httpd@apache.org>
Sent: 18 November 1999 12:18
Subject: Re: proxy caching is important


> On Thu, 18 Nov 1999, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> > > In terms of the caching itself, how about a generic mod_cache module
> > > that handles it?
> > >
> > > A generic set of caching functions could be added to APR, something
> > > like:
> >
> > Well, APR was mentioned, so I'm jumping in.  I would prefer not to use
> > ap_cache_(in|out|etc).  This is because I think apr needs to be more
> > generalized than that.  What we really want/need, is a simple hash
table.
> > The contexts already let us put this into whatever scope we want to put
it
> > in.
> >
> > BTW, if the hash table functions aren't in APR already, they will be
there
> > soon.  I am having a hard time keeping up with everything right now. :-)
>
> That's because something like the caching doesn't go in APR. It is easily
> built on *top* of APR. You can keep up if you keep stuff *out* of APR :-)
>
> And on a separate note: I also believe the HTTP/FTP fetching stuff does
> not go into APR either, but into a utility library on top of it.
>
> Cheers,
> -g
>
> --
> Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
>


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