W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg-old@w3.org > September to December 1998

Re: HTTP 1.1 issue 24: 13.12 Cache Replacement

From: Jim Gettys <jg@pa.dec.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 1998 10:12:03 -0800
Message-Id: <9811111812.AA22016@pachyderm.pa.dec.com>
To: Ross Patterson <ROSSP@SS1.Reston.VMD.Sterling.COM>
Cc: http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com



> In section 13.12 "Cache Replacement", the statement
> 
> "If it inserts the new response into cache storage it
> SHOULD follow the rules in section 13.5.3."
> 
> could be construed as downgrading several MUSTs in 13.5.3 to SHOULDs.
> The "SHOULD" should either be replaced with "should" or this requirement
> should be upgraded to a "MUST".
> 

I think the right solution is to rewrite this sentence to be:

 "If it inserts the new response into cache storage the rules in section
 13.5.3 apply."
				- Jim
Received on Wednesday, 11 November 1998 18:12:09 EST

This archive was generated by hypermail pre-2.1.9 : Wednesday, 24 September 2003 06:33:25 EDT