Need a pointer into the archives
Mon, 11 Jul 1994 20:35:45 +0200

I'm trying to get a pointer into the archives.

I was wondering whether there has been any discussion in the past
regarding the lifetime of a document, somewhat akin to the lifetime of
DNS records.

I thought that this kind of information might be useful to a proxy or
cache. Script generated documents could be given a lifetime of zero
(or in the case of stock price charts, for example, the time until the
next time the chart would be updated) while rather stable things (like
a Shakespeare play, could be given a rather long lifetime.)

Anyway, could anyone give me a pointer to the prior discussion (if

Thanks in advance.