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[DeleGate-En] Re: User cancelled downloading, but DG continued!
02 Apr 1999 08:17:13 GMT "=?ISO-8859-2?Q?S=F6l=E9tormos_Csaba?=" <>
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Hi All,

> HTTP-DeleGate with cache tries to complete a downloading to cache
> once initiated, even if the client which initiated the downloading
> disconnected.
ok, it seems logical, but it is not so good for a large 50mb file (costs much, and
not probable that any of the users try to download that file again) 
It would be nice to have an option to limit the size of the files to follow 
downloading, even if the user cancelled it.


> On 04/01/99(03:53) you "=?ISO-8859-2?Q?S=F6l=E9tormos_Csaba?=" <> wrote
> in <_A384@delegate-en.ML_>
>  |i have the following (serious?) problem:
>  |
>  |one of my users had surfed on the internet. On the page ""
>  |he started to download 3 files: 1 .gz, 1 .tgz and 1 with .zip extension.
>  |He see that these files are very large, so he cancelled two of them after a few
>  |kilobytes. I looked at his harddisk, and he really has only the .zip. BUT I looked 
>  |at delegate's log. As I saw, delegates continued downloading all the three files. 
>  |There are lines in the log: "recipient seems to be dead", but delegate just continued....
>  |And the files are stored in the cache!
>  |
>  |My question is: have I forget to give a parameter to force delegate to abort 
>  |when "recipient seems to be dead", or is it a bug? And how can I avoid it in the
>  |future?
> Cheers,
> Yutaka
> --
> Yutaka Sato <>   @ @ 
> Computer Science Division, Electrotechnical Laboratory      ( - )
> 1-1-4 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8568 Japan            _<   >_

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