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Re: ETags vs Variants, was: Revising RFC2616 - what's happening

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Date: Sat, 4 Nov 2006 11:14:16 -0800
Message-Id: <AF127994-EBE7-4140-8E4B-27D94D0C17AC@osafoundation.org>
Cc: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <hno@squid-cache.org>
Sounds like a trigger to at least consider obsoleting, dropping or  
deprecating the feature.

Lisa

On Oct 22, 2006, at 5:22 AM, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

>
> What we see today is that neither component really cares. Most servers
> forgets to send Vary headers when they should, instead using no- 
> cache to
> solve the problem. And most caches sees Vary too complex and reads it
> the same as no-store, or in some user-agent cases reads Vary  
> wrongly as
> "no-cache" (need to revalidate on every request) and additionally
> getting the validation completely wrong.
Received on Saturday, 4 November 2006 19:14:30 GMT

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