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Re: an idempotent idea (think it twice - see what happens)

From: Shel Kaphan <sjk@amazon.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 1995 20:33:06 -0700
Message-Id: <199509060333.UAA17727@bert.amazon.com>
To: Balint Nagy Endre <bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Cc: http wg discussion <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Balint Nagy Endre writes:
 > Shel Kaphan writes:
 > > That would still seem to suggest that something should happen when
 > > storing into caches, and not just for fetching from them, as intended.
 > Of course, the "may-cache" will enable storing (depending on other headers).

Um, we may not be communicating yet.  Cache-control: serve-from-cache
(or whatever it's called) would be only a request header, not a response header.
So it could not affect storing into caches, only fetching from them.
Or perhaps you are suggesting yet another header?
Received on Tuesday, 5 September 1995 20:42:13 UTC

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