kmedcalf at dessus.com
Thu Nov 22 19:31:24 UTC 2018
>> I'd argue that's just content (though admittedly a lot of it).
"just static content" would be more accurate ...
>I would further argue that you can't cache active Web content, like
>bank account statements, utility billing, help desk request/responses,
>equipment status, and other things that change constantly.
There were many attempts at this by Johhny-cum-lately ISPs back in the 90's -- particularly Telco and Cableco's -- with their "transparent poxies". Eventually they discovered that it was more cost efficient to actually provide the customer with what the customer had purchased.
The fact that there's a Highway to Hell but only a Stairway to Heaven says a lot about anticipated traffic volume.
>From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of Stephen
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>Subject: Re: Internet diameter?
>On 11/21/2018 07:32 PM, Ross Tajvar wrote:
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