Re: Why is Epiphany so chatty?

On Wed, 2005-10-26 at 00:43 +0200, Reinout van Schouwen wrote:
> Hello Lee,
> On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, Lee Revell wrote:
> > But, it seems to be excessively chatty, by which I mean it insists on
> > loading pages from the network that I *KNOW* should be cached.  Browsing
> > from the cache seems impossible - as soon as you go into offline mode,
> > every page says it's not available.
> > IOW it does not seem to be using the cache at all!  What's the point of
> > having it?
> Thanks for your feedback. I don't know the exact cause of this problem, 
> but I do have a suggestion for you: consider running a local proxy 
> server and let it do the caching. (In case you're using Mandriva 
> Linux, drakwizard can set it up for you.)

That's no solution, it's a workaround.  I'm a programmer, I'd rather
find the problem and fix it.  What's the point of having a cache in
epiphany at all if it's not working?  Might as well rip out that code.

Although, this would be a good way to track down the bug(s), by
comparing the traffic between epiphany and Squid with the traffic
between Squid and the internet.  If epiphany is doing the right thing,
they should be identical, as anything that is in Squid's cache should
have already been cached by the browser.


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