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Re: ITP: rproxy and libhsync

On Fri, Aug 04, 2000 at 08:32:48PM +1000, Anand Kumria wrote:
> rproxy, http://linuxcare.com.au/rproxy, GPL, web/optional
> "The web is moving towards dynamic content: many pages are assembled from databases or are customized for each visitor. In the existing HTTP caching system, this means that many resources cannot be cached at all.
> The rproxy extensions to HTTP allow the server to generate a diff relative to the cached instance in a way that is completely general, and transparent to both the server and user agent."

That's a little flawed since most load on any web servers/clients are due to static
images instead of dynamic contents... So, as long as they don't used "moving URL",
imaging catching and junk filtering are still the best way to improve your connection
speed. ;)

> libhsync, http://linuxcare.com.au/rpoxy, LGPL, web/optional
> A support library for rproxy and other potential clients which implement
> the rproxy extensions to HTTP.
> Both will be uploaded later tonight.
> Regards,
> Anand
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