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Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] Intranet
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On Monday 11 June 2001 9:04 pm, Dave Williams wrote:
> Hello all
>
> I'm trying to set up an Intranet. I've got Apache running on a server and
> it delivers html pages to the clients with no apparent problems. However,
> the long term aim was to use it to deliver Internet content which might
> otherwise be unavailable/slow.
>
> 1) Is it legitimate to "cache" pages from websites locally on an Intranet
> server?

Yes. There were some ridiculous attempts to stop caching because it
duplicated "copyrighted content", but I think the case was either thrown out
of court or overturned.

> 2) Can anyone recommend software which will capture said pages.

Squid.

> 3) Will the software enable all content to be captured ie including
> interactive quiz type pages. I already use the excellent WebGet (Risc OS)
> by Joseph Heenan but that does not seem to capture all types of content.

It may do. It should be able to cache most of the quiz-type pages.

Dan
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