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Subject Re: Images caching
Date Mon, 16 Jan 2006 23:38:05 GMT
Hey Bello,

I'm fairly new to this but don't mind putting my two
pence worth in. 

I'm not that sure about the client side but I've heard
mention of something called Squid which can cache
static content quite well and would sit as a proxy in
front of Tomcat. 


--- Bello Martinez  Sergio <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a web application in Tomcat 5.0 (standalone)
> that does image swapping
> for some mouse events. 
> My problem is that IE does a GET request everytime I
> change an image's src
> atribute. No matter if I
> preload all document images with imgX=new Image();
> imgX.src = '...', the
> browser always request the image
> from the server when I put the mouse over an image.
> I've tried to change
> browser cache settings, too.
> Does anybody know how can I do to avoid this? I've
> read resin lets you
> define things like '<cache-mapping
> url-pattern="*.gif" expires="60D"/>'
> Is there a way to do this with Tomcat? I would like
> to avoid using Apache
> for the moment.
> Thanks a lot,
> Sergio
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