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From dgau...@apache.org
Subject Re: protocol/4197: FYI - inodes in etags will not be the same in _replicated_ content.
Date Tue, 20 Apr 1999 18:30:34 GMT
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Synopsis: FYI - inodes in etags will not be the same in _replicated_ content.

State-Changed-From-To: open-closed
State-Changed-By: dgaudet
State-Changed-When: Tue Apr 20 11:30:33 PDT 1999
State-Changed-Why:
Yeah but the joy of etags is that you can collect as many as
you want... and they're tied to the resource (uri) they came
from.

If two "generations" of a URI map to the same inode there's
always the mtime to distinguish the two.  If two identical
copies of the file exist on two servers with differing etags
then the reverse proxy will just end up with a few choices
for the file... it means it'll be transferred more than once...
but oh well.  If you're using a reverse proxy you can just
disable etag comparison -- it is a local decision after all.

Dean
Category-Changed-From-To: general-protocol
Category-Changed-By: dgaudet
Category-Changed-When: Tue Apr 20 11:30:33 PDT 1999



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