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Re: Another Cache-control: proposal

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 1996 18:24:03 PST
To: mogul@pa.dec.com
Cc: http-caching@pa.dec.com
Message-Id: <96Mar13.182413pst.2733@golden.parc.xerox.com>
I can't believe this scheme is practical. There are too many ways in
which your demographics could be unreliable by a factor of 'nnnn'
depending on how cache implementors interpret
	cache-control: MAX-uses=NNNN
that this seems useless to me.

Let those who care about demographics turn off caching until they can
get demographic information that they think is reliable. I don't see
any fast path solutions outside of this.
Received on Thursday, 14 March 1996 02:41:48 UTC

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