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Re: Does no-store in request imply no-cache?

From: Eric J. Bowman <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2010 20:44:48 -0600
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Message-Id: <20101017204448.933adf14.eric@bisonsystems.net>
Adrien de Croy wrote:
> 
> I don't see how on a TCP connection a response message can go via a 
> different path than the request message.  That would break everything.
> 

IP is connectionless.  Asymmetrical routing is quite common on the
Internet, don't make me post a traceroute...  TCP is what keeps
everything from breaking.

-Eric
Received on Monday, 18 October 2010 02:45:24 GMT

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