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From Bart van der Schans <sch...@hippo.nl>
Subject Re: httpd 2.2 cache - disable and enable
Date Thu, 12 Oct 2006 12:58:27 GMT
Matthieu Estrade wrote:
> Bart van der Schans a écrit :
>> Matthieu Estrade wrote:
>>  
> It could be great to do it by type, but it can have a big side effect.
> Usually, resources not identified by extension are resources delivering
> content based on dynamic information.
> If these dynamic information are not in the query string, it's
> definitively dead to do caching on this resource.
> 
> ex:
> 
> script.php?action=gimme_pdf will return a pdf content
> Cookie: phpsessionid=JKHdheehKJHEDJKHhe
> 
> script.php?action=display_my_account return html.
> Cookie: phpsessionid=6537656356753
AFAIK you can set the mime type with the php script. Sending different
content with the same URL makes it a lot harder to cache.

> IMHO, a regexp based cache enable or disable could be very usefull for a
> default caching policy shipped with httpd.
> We could do per default caching only on all images, css and all static
> content.
It would be useful to be able to match caching on something like
"/.+/images/.+"

Bart

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