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Re: NEW ISSUE: Methods and Caching

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 19:03:40 +0100
Message-ID: <4923037C.6070606@gmx.de>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
CC: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, mnot@mnot.net, Robert.Siemer-httpwg@backsla.sh, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> ...
> Extension methods MAY define their own cache rules, but only applies to
> caches implementing the same. PROPFIND has already been mentioned in
> this discussion and as a note can be mentioned that a cache which only
> implements the base HTTP/1.1 specifications will invalidate any cached
> objects on the URI when seeing a PROPFIND request for that URI.
> ...

The method registry we're building 
(<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations-00.html>) 
will tell implementers that PROPFIND is safe -- that should be 
sufficient for not requiring invalidate, right?

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 18 November 2008 18:04:33 GMT

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