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Re: Major errors in Caching and Cache-Control

From: David W. Morris <dwm@shell.portal.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 1996 13:20:03 -0700 (PDT)
To: http working group <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.90.960605131605.5440B-100000@jobe.shell.portal.com>


On Wed, 5 Jun 1996 jg@w3.org wrote:

> medical images so messed with.  People will (already are) experimenting
> with such data transformation in research contexts; wouldn't surprise me

Yup, one of my clients has just such a research project which also modifies
the HTML to make it work.

> (might even take bets on) people doing it for product.

Thats the objective

> I think that "no-transform" is worth having, even if HTTP forbids transformation
> (for which I think forbidding tranformations would be draconian, and people
> who run corporate or island cache systems would not thank you for).

I agree, no-transform should exist (and I see no reason to forbid 
transformation with HTTP).

Dave Morris
Received on Wednesday, 5 June 1996 13:28:32 EDT

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