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Re: p6: Returning the freshest response

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2013 09:08:14 +1100
Cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <333E35DB-8027-4D9A-801C-6E983369C54F@mnot.net>
To: Ken Murchison <murch@andrew.cmu.edu>

On 30/03/2013, at 3:02 AM, Ken Murchison <murch@andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:

> That notwithstanding, unless Mark's example omitted the Vary headers for brevity, my question still stands.

It did; sorry for the confusion.

Without Vary, the server hasn't given any information about how to select a response, so the only thing a cache can do is fall back to using the most recent.

Cheers,


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