Re: Automatic Page Updates

Paul Phillips (psphilli@sdcc8.UCSD.EDU)
Wed, 11 Jan 1995 02:36:18 +0100

On Tue, 10 Jan 1995, Mark J Cox wrote:

> Some clients are now starting to support the Expires header, but I know of
> none that will automatically refresh without user intervention. If they
> do then there is a need for a second header: one that tells the client
> that the document will expire at some given time - but don't bother
> getting it again.

Isn't it fun, trying to introduce advanced concepts of state to a
stateless protocol.

Is http going to keep mutating to provide the things people need, or is
state going to be obtained some other way?

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