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RE: Cache-control vs Pragma

From: <wendy@cs.ualberta.ca>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 1998 23:16:15 -0700 (MST)
To: http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <19981211061617Z13682-3312+334@scapa.cs.ualberta.ca>
I used the book Web Proxy Servers by Ari Luotonen like a pratical guide
to the HTTP spec.

From that book, it mentioned that Cache-control is more in favour now.
Pragma might still be send by browser that support HTTP 1.0 only.

Wendy

> 
> There seems to be a lot of references to Pragma: no-cache response
> headers out there, and they are in fairly common usage (I believe
> someone from Squid could give stats on what they've seen, probably). I
> believe that I was pointed to them by someone on this list a while back,
> so it might be worthwhile to (eventually) clear it up.
> 
> BTW anawat, the behavior re: pragma and Cache-control that we were
> asking for will no longer be necessary ;-)
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: chankhun@netapp.com [mailto:chankhun@netapp.com]
> > Sent: Friday, December 11, 1998 7:02 AM
> > To: mogul@pa.dec.com
> > Cc: mark_nottingham@exchange.au.ml.com; http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com
> > Subject: Re: Cache-Control and Pragma
> > 
> > 
> > > While it is possible that some caches do look at "Pragma" headers in
> > > responses, I don't know of any specific proxy software that does.  I
> > > checked both Squid 1.1.20 and an ancient copy of the CERN 
> > server/proxy
> > 
> > Netcache from netapp does.
> > 
> > Anawat
> > 
> 
Received on Friday, 11 December 1998 06:16:41 EST

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