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Re: Proposal for issue #101 (strong/weak validators).

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2008 17:21:55 +0100
To: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Cc: Werner Baumann <werner.baumann@onlinehome.de>, Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1226766115.32565.8.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On lör, 2008-11-15 at 09:11 +0000, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> Sensible applications, on unix, replace files by renaming over the
> original.  When a file is served, it is always the old contents or the
> new contents, never a mix.

Which would render a competely new weak ETag in Apache (on Unix), even
if the file timestamp and size is identical.


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