On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Chris Wilcox wrote:

> What you get is the ability to pre-cache content: something very useful in
> schools. You can schedule wget via cron to pre-cache pages during the night
> (quiet period in school browsing habits) and then during the teaching day
> those pre-cached pages will load that bit quicker. Can't see why you'd want
> to cache without proxying for reasons other than pre-caching though!

But what you described was pre-caching WITH proxying.