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From Tony Finch <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/main http_protocol.c
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2000 04:10:16 GMT
"William A. Rowe, Jr." <> wrote:
>Greg Ames <> wrote:
>> Aren't HEAD requests pretty rare in the Real World?
>No, they are incredibly common.  90% of the time they are looking for
>etag, last-modified and cache control tags, but it's entirely possible 
>that some browsers are also checking cached c-l values and using them 
>as part of the cache refresh logic.

Aren't IMS requests used for that kind of thing?

Hmm, web logs on locus say 22879 HEADs out of 1797627 requests, which
is about 1%.

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