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From "dave selby" <dave6...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] way for me to turn off if-modified-since & always return 304 reply ?
Date Fri, 12 Sep 2008 07:55:55 GMT
2008/9/12 Manik Taneja <mtaneja@movik.net>:
> Nope, there is no way you can prevent the client from sending you an IMS
> request. That is a browser prerogative, I suppose the best that you can do
> is bump up the Age and Expires headers that are returned along with the
> documents that your server delivers and hope that client browsers use that
> copy every-time.  Even with that if the user refreshes the page, most
> browsers end up sending an IMS.
>
> Thanks,
> Manik

That's a shame. It appears that Apache flags a file as modified if its
parent directory changes its modification time even if the actual file
modification time remains unchanged (The problem i am having). Am I
right in this ?

Dave




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