Re: caching dilemma

Rainer Klute (
Wed, 31 May 1995 03:17:47 +0500

James Gwertzman <>:
>I think we need a return code that is somewhere in between these two
>codes. Let me reiterate my application and you can see what I mean. I
>envision a system where pages are replicated across many
>servers. Clients should be redirected to the nearest server containing
>a replica of the pages that client is interested in.

Isn't that what URNs address? You can (will be able to) do caching
based on URNs rather than URLs.

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Rainer Klute

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