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Re: I-D ACTION:draft-kristol-http-state-info-01.txt, .ps

From: Balint Nagy Endre <bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 1995 22:32:19 +0100 (MET)
To: Shel Kaphan <sjk@amazon.com>
Cc: http WG <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, dmk@allegra.att.com
Message-Id: <104.bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Shel Kaphan writes:
>  > ... Generally a *response* that has associated State-Info header should not
>  > be cached: either the entity body or the State-Info in the response usually
              ^in a shared cache
>  > is specific to a particular user. The origin server MUST notify intermediate
>  > caches not to cache them. To inhibit caching, the origin server SHOULD use
>  > one of the standard mechanisms that inhibit caching such as
>  > Cache-Control: private, Cache-Control: no-cache *and* Expires: <yesterday>.
>  > 
> To be clear, Cache-control: private doesn't inhibit *all* caching.
> It is fine to cache pages with state-info in the end-user's private cache.
Oops, dumb cut&paste. Thanks!

Andrew (Endre Balint Nagy) <bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Received on Wednesday, 27 September 1995 14:44:34 UTC

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