HTML and CSS Reference
Speed, Stoyan Stefanov , found at www.bookofspeed.com/chapter4.html , would be a
good place to start from.
Using Expires header for better cache control
Servers can indicate to browsers how long they can keep files in the cache. This is
pretty useful for static files that don't change frequently, and will reduce your page-
load time. HTML5 Boilerplate's .htaccess file has a set of defaults for most static
files, as shown in the following code snippet:
# Perhaps better to whitelist expires rules?
plus 1 month"
# cache.appcache needs re-requests in FF 3.6
(thanks Remy ~Introducing HTML5)
ExpiresByType text/cache-manifest "access
plus 0 seconds"