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# send
- Better streaming static file server for node with Range and conditional-GET support.
+ Send is Connect's `static()` extracted for generalized use, a secure file
+ server supporting partial responses (Ranges), conditional-GET negotiation, high test coverage, and granular events which may be leveraged to take appropriate actions in your application or framework.
## Installation
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By default when no `error` listeners are present an automatic response will be made, otherwise you have full control over the response, aka you may show a 5xx page etc.
-## About
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- Send is Connect's `static()` extracted for generalized use, a secure file
- server supporting partial responses (Ranges), conditional-GET negotiation, high test coverage, and emits
- detailed errors which may be leveraged to take appropriate actions in your application or framework.
+## Caching
It does _not_ perform internal caching, you should use a reverse proxy cache such
as Varnish for this, or those fancy things called CDNs. If your application is small enough that it would benefit from single-node memory caching, it's small enough that it does not need caching at all ;).

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