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From Paul Lindner <>
Subject Re: [RFC] Apache::CacheContent - Caching PerlFixupHandler
Date Thu, 06 Dec 2001 19:19:58 GMT
On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 10:47:35AM -0800, Bill Moseley wrote:
> >> Ok, hit me over the head.  Why wouldn't you want to use a caching proxy?
> >
> >Apache::CacheContent gives you more control over the caching process
> >and keeps the expiration headers from leaking to the browser.
> Ok, I see.
> >Or maybe you want to dynamically control the TTL?
> Would you still use it with a front-end lightweight server?  Even with
> caching, a mod_perl server is still used to send the cached file (possibly
> over 56K modem), right?

You definitely want a proxy-cache in front of your mod_perl server.

One thing that I like about this module is that you can control the
server-side caching of content separate from the client/browser cache.

So, on to the RFC.  Is the name acceptable for Apache::*

I will endeavor to add any functionality that makes it worthy :)

For example, I think adding a virtual method that generates the
filename might be useful.

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