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Re: Comments on Byte range draft

From: Balint Nagy Endre <bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 1995 01:38:46 +0100 (MET)
To: Simon Spero <ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu>
Cc: montulli@mozilla.com, masinter@parc.xerox.com, ietf-lists@proper.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <360.bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Simon Spero writes (in reply to Lou Montulli):
> Lou- the 205 response is not part of http/1.0 as described, and this can 
> lead to some caching confusion; if a 1.1 client is talking through a 1.0 
> proxy to a 1.1 client, and a partial fetch is done, it's possible to the 
> 1.0 proxy to keep a copy of the partial contents, yet not be aware that 
> the contents are bogus- the next client to do a fetch could end up with 
> partial data, yet not be aware of it.
As fas as I know, 1.0 proxies think that only 200 responses are cachable.
Are there bogus proxies caching responses with any or unknown response codes?
Andrew. (Endre Balint Nagy) <bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Received on Monday, 13 November 1995 17:05:09 UTC

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