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Re: change 14.21 Expires

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@liege.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Fri, 07 Jun 1996 16:06:10 -0700
To: Paul Leach <paulle@microsoft.com>
Cc: "'jg@w3.org'" <jg@w3.org>, "'http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com'" <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-Id: <9606071606.aa10137@paris.ics.uci.edu>
minor twiddling ...

> Add the following paragraph to the end of 14.21:
> 
> 	The presence of an Expires header on an response that otherwise would
> by default
> 	be non-cacheable overrides the default and makes it cacheable.

would be better phrased as

   The presence of an Expires header field with a date value of some time
   in the future indicates that the response is cachable, unless indicated
   otherwise by a Cache-Control header field (section 14.9).

.....Roy
Received on Friday, 7 June 1996 17:09:27 EDT

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