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

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 11:01:06 +0900
Message-Id: <2D42BC2E-47CC-4D17-87D0-A2502A49FAD9@w3.org>
Cc: public-appformats@w3.org
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

Le 6 oct. 2006 à 09:27, Ian Hickson a écrit :
> On Thu, 5 Oct 2006 karl@w3.org wrote:
>> # 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.
>> 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.
> Since the specification refers to _instances_, the distinction you  
> refer
> to doesn't matter.
> I have tried to make this clearer by explicitly saying it is the  
> Document
> instead that is shared. Let me know if you still think it is unclear.

  From http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/2006/xbl2/disposition-of-
Comment 16.
Summary: Query about the "unless it has already been loaded" text.
Status: Query was based on misunderstanding. Clarified spec a little.

  From http://www.w3.org/2006/10/26-waf-minutes.html#item02


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