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Re: i19 Bodies on GET (and other) requests

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 22:50:00 +0100
To: Scott Lawrence <scott@skrb.org>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1168984200.8494.11.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
tis 2007-01-16 klockan 10:56 -0500 skrev Scott Lawrence:

> Again - the spec has clear mechanisms for providing explicit cache
> controls - they should be used, and nothing should be inferred that they
> do not make explicit.  IMHO, any cache should assume that any response
> is not cachable unless told that it is.

HTTP works the other way. GET responses is by default cacheable unless
told otherwise (13.4, 13.2), except for responses to query-URLs which is
a oddball special case and requires explicit freshness information
(13.9).

Regards
Henrik

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