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Re: HTTP/1.1 Issue: max-age in responses not defined

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 1997 17:46:48 -0800
To: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9703311747.aa28491@paris.ics.uci.edu>
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/2961
>I believe what Roy meant by "non-cachable" is "not usable without
>revalidation", not "not storable".

No, I meant not "cachable" as defined by RFC 2068.  The paragraph
would not be needed if I meant "not usable without revalidation",
since the existing definitition of Expires adequately covers that.

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