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Re: WGLC p6 4.2.1

From: Adrien W. de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 11:31:19 +0000
To: "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Cc: "Amos Jeffries" <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <em94119d23-43b0-4de4-a3e3-8c30e8a40bfc@bombed>

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From: "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
To: "Adrien W. de Croy" <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: "Amos Jeffries" <squid3@treenet.co.nz>; "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" 
Sent: 19/03/2013 12:17:38 a.m.
Subject: Re: WGLC p6 4.2.1
>In message <ema8b6f777-7b08-4723-b705-f55ab8fa61af@bombed>, "Adrien W. 
>de Croy" writes:
>>for instance a cache receiving a request with If-Modified-Since later
>>than its own Last-Modified, may presume the client has a later copy, 
>>discard its own copy.
>Uhm, so you're saying I can clean the entire cache with bogos IMS
>requests ?

that's not the point.

There could be any number of ways a cache could be depending on the 
current specification which requires that IMS came from a previous LM.

We're looking to change that between v20 and v21 just before last call.  
In a sub-part of the spec.

I think it's a non-trivial change, and deserves more discussion, and is 
possibly beyond the mandate for httpbis.

>That doesn't sound optimal or even sensible to me...
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