[dns-operations] Behavior of browsers with absolute HTML links (Was: compressing DNS traffic data
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Tue Dec 14 14:21:21 UTC 2010
On 12/13/2010 2:06 PM, Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo wrote:
>>> Is that specific to web browswers, or are all applications expected to
>>> maintain some sort of cache of responses?
> Actually, I would say that this falls within the realm of the operating
> system. Applications issue socket-related calls and shouldn't worry
> about things like name resolution. Unless either the OSes are not
> keeping adequate response caches or applications are trying to outsmart
> the OS doing some funky network operations on their own, it should work
> the way we expect it to.
The browser speed battle has changed this.
> So yes, it's kind of an interesting question to see what is going on.
> Maybe the original poster can get back to us with more detailed results.
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Rick Jones<rick.jones2 at hp.com> wrote:
>> 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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