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Re: SHOULD-level requirements in p6-caching

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 17:33:42 +0000
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <49382.1302284022@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <Pine.LNX.4.64.1104080808000.18147@egate.xpasc.com>, David Morris wr
ites:

>My expectation is that current sites which use cookies to control
>content already use other caching controls to prevent reuse of
>unsharabale content.

IMO an unwarranted assumption.

As author of a major server-side cache-software, I see a lot of
server side people with absolutely no clue to caching and its
interaction with cookies, vary or for that matter cache-control
headers.

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