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

Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo carlosm3011 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 16:06:04 UTC 2010

On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Ken A <ka at pacific.net> wrote:
> 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.
> http://blog.chromium.org/2009/12/technically-speaking-what-makes-google.html
> Ken

The video was very interesting, thanks!


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