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Re: decreased caching efficiency?
From: Adrian Chadd <adrian () creative net au>
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2000 00:55:54 +0800

On Thu, Oct 19, 2000, Patrick Greenwell wrote:

3. The website owner loses the demographics on where visitors are coming
from, and especially the number of unique visitors. (It's not helpful to
know that one cache engine visited, if that cache engine equated to
10,000 visits in an hour).

Hmmm... Anyone ever considered addressing this via some sort of log
passing protocol or somesuch? 

.. has anyone considered the usefulness of a 1x1 gif coming off every
page on a site which had an expiry time of 0 whilst the rest of the
website has useful cache information? :-) Even a transparent gif ?
And in the <IMG SRC .. > tag you specify the width/height as being 1x1
so the page can be rendered whilst waiting for the gif ?


Adrian Chadd                    "It was then that I knew that I wouldn't
<adrian () creative net au>         die, as a doctor wouldn't fart in front
                                      of a dying boy." -- Angela's Ashes

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