[Gllug] Mozilla/Firebird/fox "Save Page As" refetch

Richard Jones rich at annexia.org
Mon Feb 16 17:40:20 UTC 2004

On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 05:33:30PM +0000, Richard Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 03:12:39PM +0000, Richard Huxton wrote:
> > No joy with googling/bugzilla search on this, so might as well ask here.
> > 
> > Does anyone know if it's possible to stop Firefox (was Firebird) from 
> > refetching a page when you do File > Save Page As. It's irritating if the 
> > page in question is a report that took 30secs to generate.
> If you control the page / webserver, you could try pushing an Expires:
> header.  Using Apache's mod_expires you might do [not tested]:
> <Location /path/to/the/page>
>   ExpiresDefault "access plus 1 day"
> </Location>

.. and of course make sure you're not sending any unexpected cache-
control headers.  You can check what headers are being sent by doing:

wget -S http://server/page


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