[ic] ups_cache expires
icdev at mrlock.com
Thu Feb 2 17:14:38 EST 2006
> > UPS doesn't change rates that often, and we aren't concerned about
> > the data accumulation.
>They do sometimes change fuel surcharges and areas covered by Xarea.
>Also, you would need to closely watch things in early February when
>rates do change.
>I think a day is reasonable, actually. It should cut load dramatically
>without problems with wrong rates.
It's not a big deal to change the source - just trying to make
minimal changes in order to keep up with future upgrades.
One other thought on ups_cache might be to store the 1st three digits
of the ship-to zip code in the lookup table - this could save many
entries from being added, especially if using www lookups on Ground,
3 day, 2 Day and 1 day, etc.
I know this is not really an issue on 1 day cache expire, but with
expire set to 30+ days - it will add up.
Thanks for your insight.
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