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From Nick Kew <n...@webthing.com>
Subject Re: mod_include features request
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2005 09:16:17 GMT
On Friday 26 August 2005 10:11, Graham Leggett wrote:
> Weiss said:
> > As it looks like mod_include isn't changing a lot, but some new features
> > could be implemented there and would suite well.
> >
> > - Smart and efficient server-side caching mechanism! (extremly useful in
> > static sites but also for headers and footers that include many other
> > static files).
>
> mod_cache and friends should be able to help with this, most of what you
> describe has already been implemented, however teaching mod_include to add
> mod_cache into the mod_include subrequests is an idea that is definitely
> worth investigating.

mod_include is a little less than thorough.  With xbithack, it'll check the 
page's last modification time to make it cacheable.  But it won't propagate
the checks to the included content.

A make-like scheme in mod_include would let it work better with mod_cache.

-- 
Nick Kew

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