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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Override Apache Expires?
Date Mon, 17 Feb 2003 14:21:50 GMT

On Mon, 17 Feb 2003, Koen Vingerhoets wrote:
> Imho, there isn't.  Expires are set client side, and my sniffer revealed no
> activity towards the server when requesting pages with cached swf's.  I
> don't see how I can alter data that isn't submitted.
> Am I right?? Is there a workaround?  Or solution?

Right.  This is controlled by the client.  You may be able to come up with
some setting of Cache-Control that makes you more happy (see the HTTP/1.1
RFC), but I suggest an easy work-around: simply change the name of the
file.  That guarentees that the client won't have it in cache.


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