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RE: "Via" header field

From: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 09:21:48 -0400
To: "Frédéric LEDAIN" <fred@boostworks.com>, <http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-ID: <007a01c02c73$b7b00040$954768c0@oyster.agranat.com>

> If a proxy-cache delivers an entity without revalidation,
> does it has to send
> the header field "Via" ?

Yes.  The purpose of 'Via' is to allow the end systems to detect the
identity and versions of any proxies - it has nothing to do with
validation.

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