Re: Caching Servers Considered Harmful (was: Re: Finger URL)

Rob Raisch, The Internet Company (
Mon, 22 Aug 1994 20:05:14 +0200

On Mon, 22 Aug 1994, Daniel W. Connolly wrote:

> In message <Pine.3.85.9408221141.A462-0100000@enews>, "Rob Raisch, The Internet
> Company" writes:
> >You can provide no guarantee that the versions that you present to your
> >users are accurate or timely.
> This is extremely misleading, if not just plain incorrect.

Dan, how then do you address John's comments regarding the Dilbert comics?

On Mon, 22 Aug 1994 18:53:24 +0200, John Labovitz <> wrote:

>(From the paper, the HENSA server will expire GNN non-GIF files
>after two days, and GIF files after two weeks. Here's a real-life
>ramification of caching: for those using the HENSA server, our daily
>Dilbert comic strip is available only once every two weeks.)