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Re: #307 (untangle Cache-Control ABNF)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 23:32:59 +0200
Message-ID: <4FD6640B.7060106@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2012-06-11 22:58, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> ...
> If we take this path, we'll be making any cache that doesn't correctly parse
>
>    Cache-Control: max-age="5"
>
> non-conformant. I don't think that's a reasonable thing to do; it's not improving security or interoperability (our two "major" criteria), only library reusability.
>
> I *thought* we'd already discussed this; once I find some coffee, perhaps I'll dig in the archives.
> ...

You are right; this is a case where we should just advise ("ought to"), 
not yell.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 11 June 2012 21:33:30 GMT

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