Re: "internal-gopher-image"?!?

Dave_Raggett <>
From: Dave_Raggett <>
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Subject: Re: "internal-gopher-image"?!?
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 94 13:02:13 GMT
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>> My vote:

>> <IMG SRC=/INLINE/icon01.gif>

> Here's another proposal:
>        Invent a new kind of reference.
>        Call it a `name' instead of a `location'.
>        MMM, how about URN instead of URL.

>        Others might retrieve them every time and just cache them
>        for a short time.

I am currently planning a caching scheme for URL's as our network
operators are concerned about the cost of all this traffic - we
pay $$ per megabyte received. The basic idea is to have a UDP
server for managing the cache while data transfer to/from the cache
is done via nfs. The cache server just serves file names.
Even a simple scheme looks like offering a good pay-off. The Expires:
header can be used to override admin defaults for purging the cache.