Re: Domain pointers

by "Darrell King" <darrell(at)>

 Date:  Tue, 3 Apr 2001 20:25:13 -0400
 To:  "hwg basics list" <hwg-basics(at)>
 References:  swbell
  todo: View Thread, Original
Only solution we've found that works reliably is to switch ISPs.
Complaining doesn't work, client-side settings are impotent, and
it's only one problem amongst a handful in this situation.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Blue" <blue(at)>

Yes he is on AOL.  Thanks Judith, for solving the mystery!  Okay
now for the
next there any way I can keep this from happening?

----- Original Message -----
From: Judith C. Kallos <webmaster(at)>

> At 04:50 PM 04/03/2001 -0500, Blue wrote:
> >  I am
> >perplexed; how is this possible?  He said he has cleaned out
his cached
> >pages and refreshed his screen but is still getting old colors
on the
> >pointer.
> Is your client on AOL??  AOL caches the Web and only serves up
copies of
> pages that may not have been visited regularily (outdated
copies), while
> updating those that are visited more regularly.  Or could be her
> to save resources too.  Whenever clients don't "see" changes
they are
> ususally on AOL and this is the cause.
> So, bottom line, clearing the cache locally cannot solve this

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