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Re: Negotiated private cache storage allocation

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 09:25:57 +1100
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, REST-Discuss Discussion Group <rest-discuss@yahoogroups.com>
Message-Id: <935063A2-F83D-4A97-AB77-D3CA732820E6@mnot.net>
To: Mike Kelly <mikekelly321@gmail.com>
Some thoughts along vaguely similar lines -

http://www.mnot.net/blog/2011/08/28/better_browser_caching

Cheers,


On 15/12/2011, at 7:16 AM, Mike Kelly wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Is anyone aware of any proposals that extend HTTP to allow servers and
> clients to negotiate client-side storage allocation for client-side
> (private) caches?
> 
> Basically, I'm looking for a way for a server to indicate how much
> storage should be allocated for caching responses from a particular
> domain name, and possibly also for the client to be able to indicate
> how much allocation was actually possible.
> 
> Aside from that, if you have any thoughts on whether or not this is
> really feasible or is just a plain bad idea - please let me know
> 
> Thanks,
> Mike
> 

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Mark Nottingham
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