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Objects may move from one site to another. If they do, a forwarding pointer must remain at the old location until the time-to-live expires. This enables anyone with a non-expired link to the object to refresh the link and record the object's new location.gif

Padma Indraganti
Thu Jun 20 13:02:20 PDT 1996