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RFC 3040 on Internet Web Replication & Caching Taxonomy




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        RFC 3040

        Title:	    Internet Web Replication and Caching Taxonomy
        Author(s):  I. Cooper, I. Melve, G. Tomlinson
        Status:     Informational
	Date:       January 2001
        Mailbox:    icooper@equinix.com, Ingrid.Melve@uninett.no,
                    gary.tomlinson@cacheflow.com 
        Pages:      32
        Characters: 63257
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:  None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-wrec-taxonomy-06.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3040.txt


This memo specifies standard terminology and the taxonomy of web
replication and caching infrastructure as deployed today.  It
introduces standard concepts, and protocols used today within this
application domain.  Currently deployed solutions employing these
technologies are presented to establish a standard taxonomy.  Known
problems with caching proxies are covered in the document titled
"Known HTTP Proxy/Caching Problems", and are not part of this
document.  This document presents open protocols and points to
published material for each protocol.

This document is a product of the Web Replication and Caching Working
Group of the IETF.

This memo provides information for the Internet community.  It does
not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Distribution of this
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Joyce K. Reynolds and Sandy Ginoza
USC/Information Sciences Institute

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