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Re: lynx-dev downloading and metadata

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev downloading and metadata
Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2002 08:03:33 -0600 (MDT)

In a recent note, Thomas Dickey said:

> Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2002 09:57:32 -0400
> ...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).
Server side includes make last-modified complicated to evaluate.  And
any page which shows Number of Visits is in principle different each
time it's fetched.  (Hmmm.  visits counters seem to be falling out of
fashion, don't they?)

-- gil

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