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Request forwarding / redirecting

Monica Smith

Joined: May 15, 2003
Posts: 5
Please let me know whether request redirecting or request forwarding is faster?
Thanks in advance.
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13037
Since a redirect involves an extra cycle of response to the client and a new request, it has to be slower than forwarding.
I agree. Here's the link:
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