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Re: [Bug 8252] HTTP caching rules are _ignored_? What's wrong with extending Cache-Control to support user-agent caching instead of coming up with an entirely new mechanism?

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 03:31:57 -0800
Message-ID: <63df84f1002140331p7dc5be0du1c62af547ed2a4df@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 3:27 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> Jonas Sicking wrote:
>>
>> Out of curiosity, for a document like:
>>
>> <!DOCTYPE html>
>> <html>
>> <head><title>...</title></head>
>> <body>
>> <img src="myPic.jpg">
>> <img src="myPic.jpg">
>> </body>
>> </html>
>>
>> and with a GET request to myPic.jpg returning cache-control:no-cache
>>
>> Should this result in two requests being made to myPic.jpg? If not, is
>
> No.
>
>> that considered ignoring HTTP caching rules?
>
> It depends on what HTML says about how the <img> tag is processed.

How does it depend on what HTML says?

I.e. under what conditions would HTML requiring your "No" answer above
be violating the HTTP caching rules? And under what conditions would
requiring your "No" answer not violate the HTTP caching rules?

Or am I misunderstanding your answer?

/ Jonas
Received on Sunday, 14 February 2010 11:32:50 UTC

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