[opensource-dev] Side topic related to cache (was Re: User Story: Improved Cache

Altair Sythos Memo sythos at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 14:37:12 PDT 2010


On Fri, 17 Sep 2010 17:14:01 -0400
Ponzu <lee.ponzu at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have also thought a bit about the situation where two or more users
> are on the same subnet.  Think of a dozens of people in the same LAN
> in a meeting, for example.
> 
> Current system has each user building an almost identical cache
> locally.
> 
> Instead, what if all the users went through a proxy, and the proxy did
> the caching?  Wouldn't that be a big win?

by the way viewer support proxy you can use a local caching proxy
(oops, squid, sort off) and already extend *ALL* you want (HTTP get
textures.... cached in a standard HTTP cached server)


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