Serving stale items from cache

stonor nginx-forum at
Thu Sep 22 20:03:51 UTC 2011

I would love to see this too in Nginx.

The pattern is described here:

The only software I've seen this implemented in is Squid 2.7

>From time to time I see backends taking 800ms+  to generate a page at
low traffic. It would be nice to hide most of these requests to the end

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