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Re: NEW: #235: Cache Invalidation only happens upon successful responses

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 17:37:43 -0700
Cc: "Moore, Jonathan" <jonathan_moore@comcast.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <402F6F35-84AE-47F1-BF2A-2B217861DF4A@gbiv.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
On Oct 18, 2010, at 5:28 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> The question here, though, is whether /y should also be invalidated; since 2616 goes to pretty extensive lengths to say that the URL indicated by Location is to be invalidated, I don't see why it shouldn't be...

It does?  That sounds like a DoS attack vector.

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