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Re: lynx-dev downloading and metadata

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev downloading and metadata
Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2002 09:57:32 -0400
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On Sun, Apr 28, 2002 at 01:19:44PM +0100, David Woolley wrote:
> I would expect any well managed site to return a correct last modified
> date for downloaded files, although web page dates can be upset by server
> side includes/ASP/PHP type processing.  I know of one site that completely
> reloads the server every week using tools that reset the modification date -
> that is a problem with lack of technical sophistication, not with a policy.

...and many servers appear to give the current date for files which haven't
been altered for quite a while.  (agreeing this is probably a case of poorly
designed sites, it still makes it not generally useful).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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