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Re: Atom feed refresh rates

On 5/5/05, Walter Underwood <wunder@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> You need the information outside of HTTP. To quote from the RSS spec
> for ttl:
>   This makes it possible for RSS sources to be managed by a file-sharing
>   network such as Gnutella.

Ignoring, for the moment, that this is a horrible idea and no one
supports it, Gnutella has its own caching and time-to-live mechanisms
that the RSS spec is ignoring.