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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@organic.com>
Subject Re: some updates
Date Fri, 13 Jun 1997 10:06:56 GMT
On Fri, 13 Jun 1997, Wojtek Sylwestrzak wrote:
> So if users say "we are getting stale cgi script output from the cache",
> the cache administrator tries to disable cgi caching.
> Simply in order not to discourage users.
> 
> I know it's bad. but it's reality. hopefully it'll change.

Too true, I suppose.

> > > one more remark on caching - it's important that mirrors
> > > look *exactly* the same as the original site (that's why
> > > we call them 'mirrors' after all :-))
> > > Because some caches try to redirect to local resources.
> [...]
> > 
> > That's also not a wise move.  How does the bug database work?
> > 
> >   http://www.apache.org/bugdb.cgi 
> > 
> > No wonder we haven't gotten any user complaints from Poland :)
> 
> I see. The move was not wise without some closer investigation first.
> But I still think the idea is worthwhile. Especially that modern
> cache software provides this 'remap' feature.
> Any idea how to solve it here ?

Well, we could invent a new DNS name, say "bugdb.apache.org" or
"dynamic.apache.org", which doesn't get remapped; the other side of
the coin is a "docs.apache.org" or "download.apache.org" which can
definitely be remapped.  Hmm, I think I lean towards
"dynamic.apache.org".  

	Brian

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