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Re^2: cache js code, but detect when it's changed?

by Chady (Priest)
on Oct 06, 2007 at 18:56 UTC ( #643138=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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in thread cache js code, but detect when it's changed?

Some browsers will not correctly cache URLs with a query, it's better to have the version be part of the URL. Here's what I did to one site:

I have the javascript in a folder called /js/ and I have a symbolic link to that folder with the version number, so the application spits out:

<script src="/js4/foo.js"></script>

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Re^3: cache js code, but detect when it's changed?
by Cop on Oct 06, 2007 at 19:14 UTC

    Hey, I am interested in this, do you mind point out the browser that does that? thanks.

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