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From "Paul J. Reder" <rede...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Apache caching public-proxy layer...
Date Tue, 10 Oct 2000 02:40:01 GMT
rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> 
> <snipping everything I agree with>
> 
> > - It will set the CACHE flag to IN_CACHE to tell the downstream Cache
> > Content Filter to ignore this request - it was from the cache anyway.
> 
> It should also remove all other filters from the request_rec.  Take the
> example of a page that was gzipp'ed on the way out the first time.  We
> cache it, and the next time the data is served, we just want to send it,
> it should not be sent through the gzip filter again.
> 

What if the cached content was gzipped, but the requesting browser can't
handle that? In that case, wouldn't the gunzip filter have been added, and
shouldn't it be left? Or is that a matter of removing all existing filters
and adding the gunzip filter?

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