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Re: Web caching liability
> they've been problems for a long time; some of their proxy servers > hold cache data for far too long. i have some web discussion pages > that are effectively useless for aol subscribers because aol even > caches cgi generated stuff with obvious cgi related extensions like > ".cgi" and ".pl". nowhere in the standards is ".pl" recommended to be treated as an implicit Cache-Control:. if you tag your responses with Cache-Control: headers that make them do what you want (in this case, make the response uncacheable) then you won't have the above-described problem.