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Re: ID for Immutable

From: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:50:55 -0600
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Cc: Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>
Message-ID: <f9f0e413-1fbb-1faa-833b-5dc7d7ea1fdc@measurement-factory.com>
On 10/26/2016 03:02 PM, Patrick McManus wrote:

>    o  Clients should ignore immutable for resources that are not part of
>       a secure context [SECURECONTEXTS].

Please think of the children^H^H^H^H proxies. AFAICT, "secure contexts"
are currently a user agent concept. If the above "should" is meant to be
a "SHOULD", then the draft automatically disqualifies most proxies from
legally utilizing this promising "ignore reload" mechanism.


Thank you,

Alex.
Received on Friday, 28 October 2016 16:51:36 UTC

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