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Re: #227: HEAD and Caches

From: Henrik Nordström <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 08:25:01 +0100
Message-ID: <1329377101.22776.22.camel@home.hno.se>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
mån 2012-02-13 klockan 15:45 +1100 skrev Mark Nottingham:
> New:   
> The response to a HEAD request is cacheable; it MAY be used to satisfy
> subsequent HEAD requests. 

You just lost the property of HEAD updating GET responses. This is a
very intentional property.

HEAD response == GET response minus body. As such it has the same cache
metadata update properties as 304 responses or merge of 204 responses.

Received on Friday, 17 February 2012 01:38:18 GMT

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