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Re: Does no-store in request imply no-cache? [#249]

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 13:02:02 +1100
Cc: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Message-Id: <C2B13527-EB35-4FED-A94D-F1AD746E384A@mnot.net>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
I've incorporated as <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/changeset/1110>.


On 05/02/2011, at 10:33 AM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> 
> On 05/02/2011, at 4:42 AM, Alex Rousskov wrote:
> [...]
> 
>> I would still replace the last "it" as it is not 100% clear what it
>> refers to:
>> 
>> """
>> Note that if a request containing this directive is satisfied from a
>> cache, the no-store request directive does not apply to the already
>> stored response.
>> """
>> 
>> Which actually reads a little backwards because if the request is
>> satisfied from a cache, the proxy obviously thinks the no-store does not
>> apply! Consider this simplification:
>> 
>> """
>> The server MAY ignore the no-store request directive when satisfying a
>> request from a cache.
>> """
> 
> 
> Not exactly; the directive also prohibits aspects of the request message from being stored. 
> 
> I agree it's a bit stilted, but I think it's correct:
> 
>> """
>> Note that if a request containing this directive is satisfied from a
>> cache, the no-store request directive does not apply to the already
>> stored response.
>> """
> 
> --
> Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
> 
> 
> 
> 

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