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Re: If-Modified-Since and forged dated

From: Shel Kaphan <sjk@amazon.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 1995 10:30:36 -0700
Message-Id: <199508161730.KAA12129@bert.amazon.com>
To: Shel Kaphan <sjk@amazon.com>
Cc: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>, Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Shel Kaphan writes:
 > 
 > Uh, never mind what I just said about future last-modified dates.
 > It might be OK for GET if-modified-since, but obviously fails for
 > plain GETs.
 > 
 > --Shel

I retract this retraction.
A proxy cache that cares at all about last-modified
should always use GET if-modified-since once it has the document
cached at all.
Received on Wednesday, 16 August 1995 10:35:51 EDT

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