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From:Martin Ramsch Date:August 19 1999 11:29pm
Subject:Re: Storing GIF's in MySQL
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On Thu, 1999-08-19 23:56:53 +0200, Carsten H. Pedersen wrote:
> One major reason, besides ease of maintainability, that made me decide 
> on the file system solution for web sites was caching. If you serve up 
> images dynamically, you force the browser to re-request an image each 
> time it is needed. If instead you provide the browser with the complete 
> URL of the image, it will only download the image if it is not already 
> in cache.

What you wrote seems to be a widely spread statement, but nonetheless
it's not true.

It's really a pity that so few seem to understand, how easy it is to
enable proper caching for dynamically created content, too ... :(

One just has to provide the HTTP headers "Last-Modified:" and/or
"Expires:" with suitable dates, and maybe take care of the URL not
looking alike a CGI script (because some proxies disable caching just
because of that).  But that's it!

So actually caching has not to be a problem.

Regards,
  Martin
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