Re: MDMA server at UNC/SunSITE is broken

Karl Auerbach (
Fri, 16 Sep 1994 19:49:54 +0200

> > 2) Fails to include a Date: header on responses. This header is necessary
> > for cache management.
> Can you explain this? If the Date: is just the current time doesn't the
> client/proxy server know it as well as the server.

The Date: line should indicate when the document was peeled from the
original content provider. If a cache intervenes, it should not
change the Date: line. Thus there may be a substantial difference
between the Date: as published and the time of document reception.