[dns-operations] Behavior of browsers with absolute HTML links (Was: compressing DNS traffic data

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Mon Dec 13 18:41:32 UTC 2010

Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo wrote:
> Hello all,
>>What is the behaviour of a Web browser when there are several
>>*asbolute* links with the same "prefix"? I would have assume that two
>>links <http://www.example.org/foo.html> and
>><http://www.example.org/bar.html> create only one DNS request?
> That would certainly be the expected behaviour. Otherwise, they are
> doing something wrong.

Is that specific to web browswers, or are all applications expected to maintain 
some sort of cache of responses?

rick jones

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