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recent thoughts on my blog
- The State of Browser Caching, Revisited — A long, long time ago, I wrote some tests using XmlHttpRequest
to figure out how well browser caches behaved, and wrote up the
- Ideal HTTP Performance — The implicit goal for Web performance is to reduce end-user perceived latency; to get the page in front of the user and interactive as soon as possible.
- Alternative Services — The IESG has approved “HTTP Alternative Services” for publication as a Proposed Standard.
- Why 451? — Today, the IESG approved publication of “An HTTP Status Code to Report Legal Obstacles”. It’ll be an RFC after some work by the RFC Editor and a few more process bits, but effectively you can start using it now.
- Will there be a Distributed HTTP? — One of the things that came up at the HTTP Workshop was “distributed HTTP” — i.e., moving the Web from a client/server model to a more distributed one. This week, Brewster Khale (of Archive.org fame) talked about similar thoughts on his blog and at CCC. If you haven’t seen that yet, I’d highly suggest watching the latter.