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Re: 304 updating ETag

From: Henrik Nordström <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 20:50:42 +0200
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1274208642.20274.14.camel@localhost.localdomain>
mån 2010-05-17 klockan 15:04 +1200 skrev Adrien de Croy:
> Hi all
> 
> Is it legal for a 304 response to return an ETag that doesn't match any 
> of the ETag(s) in the If-None-Match request header?

Only if the server do not implement If-None-Match.

It is specified how caches should behave if this happens. I don't have
the section reference here but the cache should then discard the
response and retry the request without conditional.

Regards
Henrik
Received on Tuesday, 18 May 2010 18:51:10 GMT

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