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st: Re: refreshing the JANET cache
--On Saturday, October 5, 2002 2:33 -0400 Brendan wrote:
It is certainly not difficult to do from within Stata, since Stata is a web
Rumour has it that appending a "?" to a URL will prompt caching
software to fetch the original, as it suggests to it that the page
is dynamic (and therefore not cache-able). So if you suspect
http://www.stata.com/interesting.html has changed, ask for
http://www.stata.com/interesting.html? instead. If it really was a
dynamic page, the ? would precede assignment of values to variables
like "query=logit+lang=en" or some such.
No warranties that this will work with the caching system in
question, and maybe it's difficult to do from within Stata, but it
. type http://webpageaddress.of.your.choice?
is a valid Stata command, and if that makes Janet sneeze, the next call
from 'net install' should work.
Christopher F Baum, Boston College Economics, Chestnut Hill MA 02467 USA
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