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From Igor Sysoev>
Subject Re: mod_proxy Cache-Control: no-cache=<directive> support Apache 1.3
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2002 10:27:47 GMT
On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Joseph Wayne Norton wrote:

> At Wed, 27 Feb 2002 11:57:46 +0300 (MSK),
> Igor Sysoev wrote:
> > 
> > I do not understand why do you want that the backend will serve
> > response directly to the client ? If ithe client is slow then it will
> > keep busy the backend.
> > 
> I can imagine that if the file is larger than some limit, it would
> probably be more efficient to feed it directly to the client over the
> network than having to feed it to apache (which will then most likely
> buffer it and then feed it to the client).  However, I haven't really
> explored this in too much depth, so I don't have a good answer for
> you.

I assume that backend is heavy and proxy (apache) is much lighter.
Otherwise why do you need at all proxy in middle ? You can serve all
requests by backend.

Igor Sysoev

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