Taking this another step further, I don't get the impression that perlbal or
pound will achieve the "temporary" caching on the middle-proxy server
allowing the back-end server to get back to other requests.

Anyone know for sure?

Sincerely,
KAM

> On Tue, 2006-05-09 at 13:24 -0400, Kevin A. McGrail wrote:
> > My understand is that some people do caching on B simply to let A spit

out
> > all the data and let B handle the connection for as long as it takes to
> > perform the transfer.

>
> That's right. It's very useful for images and multimedia files too.