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This is a feature request, following the resolution of this post. I wonder if the following would be feasible:

I understand that there is a 5(?) minute cache on new questions. This means that if a new question is posted, I get a notification through the socket connection that there is a new question. If instead of clicking on that notification, I refresh the page, the notification is lost and the new question doesn't load.

Now, I get the argument for having a 5-minute cache delay (server load, etc), but would it be possible to have a separate cache (or some such) for those questions that are posted in those 5 minutes, so that they can be pushed as notifications to someone who hit refresh (or newly landed on the site)?

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It's only 1 minute cache, I don't think that we need another cache for that. –  Shadow Wizard Nov 22 '12 at 22:51
@ShaWizDowArd Got a link for that? I'm pretty sure it's 5 (or something longer than a minute, at any rate). –  Anna Lear Nov 22 '12 at 23:04
We considered invalidating those caches based on notifications, but there are a few things to figure out still before we're at a point where we know if we can do it. –  Anna Lear Nov 22 '12 at 23:04
@Anna nothing official, but in this recent question and its comments it says the cache should be between half minute to minute and half and the dev who answered didn't say otherwise. (I assume that if it was 5 minutes he would comment on that) –  Shadow Wizard Nov 22 '12 at 23:11

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