Re: Multiple objects in a single transaction: Making it more concrete

Ari Luotonen (
Mon, 11 Apr 94 22:55:35 +0200

> Are there any special considerations for cache servers and other
> innovative HTTP variants not adequately addressed?

Speaking for cern_httpd which is just a kind of client-server hybrid --
whatever works for both clients and servers will work for caching proxy.

> (BTW, as long as we're talking about cache servers, how do cache
> servers handle negotiation of Content-Type?)

Proxy becomes a client that can handle all the formats that the remote
client has Accept:ed, and presents them by wrapping them to MIME and
sending back.

-- Cheers, Ari --