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#289: SHOULD-level requirements in p6-caching

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 12:24:42 +1000
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3ED6D14D-8064-41B5-975B-69AD604F0645@mnot.net>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
On 02/05/2011, at 4:21 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> In message <5182A855-6DBE-4E7C-A440-EA2226891D3E@mnot.net>, Mark Nottingham wri
> tes:
> 
>> How about:
>> 
>> A cache SHOULD invalidate the effective request URI when receiving =
>> requests with methods other than PUT, DELETE or POST.
> 
> Which would probably make somebody scratch their head and think
> "also GET ?" but I guess it is clear in context.

Yes, good point. 

How about:
  
A cache SHOULD invalidate the effective request URI when receiving requests
with other methods that are unsafe [ref], or whose safety is unknown.


Now <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/289>.

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