Squid 1.2 review

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Developer: Squid Hackers
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Squid is a high performance Web proxy cache that can be arranged hierarchically for an improvement in response times and a reduction in bandwith usage.

Squid project runs on all popular Unix and Windows platforms.

Here are some key features of "Squid":
a full-featured Web proxy cache
designed to run on Unix systems
free, open-source software
the result of many contributions by unpaid (and paid) volunteers

Squid supports:

proxying and caching of HTTP, FTP, and other URLs
proxying for SSL
cache hierarchies
ICP, HTCP, CARP, Cache Digests
transparent caching
WCCP (Squid v2.3 and above)
extensive access controls
HTTP server acceleration
caching of DNS lookups

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