Known HTTP Proxy/Caching Problems

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Last updated 2000-11-14
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This memo catalogs a number of known problems with World Wide Web (caching) proxies and cache servers. The goal of the document is to provide a discussion of the problems and proposed workarounds, and ultimately to improve conditions by illustrating problems. The construction of this document is a joint effort of the Web caching community.


Ian Cooper (
John Dilley (

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)