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Re: Ordered 'opqque' validators

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Sat, 03 Feb 1996 21:45:24 -0800
To: HTTP Caching Subgroup <http-caching@pa.dec.com>
Message-Id: <9602032145.aa07787@paris.ics.uci.edu>
> After discussion in todays subgroup meeting, Jeff Mogul suggested
> that the Date: header value could be used in conjunction with
> the validator to establish the order.
> 
> On the surface, other than the possiblity that the Date: would
> not have sufficient granularity and hence cause an unproductive
> IF-VALID RTT, this seems OK. Does this seem reasonable?

Yes -- that is one of the reasons Date is required in HTTP/1.1.

.....Roy
Received on Monday, 5 February 1996 00:27:25 UTC

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