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[XBL] Loading External resources with XBL 2.0 and HTTP caching

From: <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 05:45:16 -0000
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This is a QA Review comment for "XML Binding Language (XBL) 2.0"
Last Call WD

About http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-xbl-20060907/#loading

When the specification says that the resource must be loaded unless it has already been loaded, then references to the same resource (even if they are somewhat indirect, for example via HTTP redirects) must result in the same instance being reused, or shared. 
]]] -- XML Binding Language (XBL) 2.0
       Tue, 20 Jun 2006 15:27:58 GMT

The specification doesn't specify what it means "has been already loaded". Does the XBL user agent has to take into account the HTTP caching rules? If yes, say so. A prefetched resource might change between the time it has been prefetched and the time it is actually used.

Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
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