[LINK] Democrats launch anti-filtering site

Stilgherrian stil at stilgherrian.com
Fri May 22 08:35:20 EST 2009


On 22/05/2009, at 7:29 AM, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 10:20:49AM +0930, Glen Turner wrote:
>> Latency is the one thing us network engineers can't reduce. There's a
>> lot to be said for putting your website within 50ms of your users.
>
> that's what caches are for, and that's one of the reasons why
> web-designers who deliberately use cache-busting techniques to  
> maximise
> the hit-count and user-tracking capabilities of their site ought to
> be strapped into a chair and given a Ludovico treatment of non-stop
> rickrolling.

While I commend your modern approach to torture, caches only work if  
the content being served is essentially the same for every user.  
Increasingly, that is not the case.

Stil


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