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Re: Static? Dynamic?

From: John Martin <jmartin@netapp.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 1999 19:38:15 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.19990705145152.00a408e0@elmer.corp.netapp.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, John Martin <jmartin@netapp.com>
Cc: roconnor@uwaterloo.ca, www-talk@w3.org, jigsaw@w3.org
At 10:46 AM 30/06/99 -0500, Dan Connolly wrote:
> > Is W3C coordinating any work on cacheability or freshness issues like this?
>
>Er... yes. I think the HTTP 1.1 design covers these cacheability
>and freshness issues, and we did a lot of "coordinating" in
>the development of the HTTP 1.1 draft standard.
>
>We host the
>         HTTP/1.1 Implementor's Forum
>         http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/Forum/
>(excerpt: "Agranat Systems EmWeb
>     Server: The clockless server does not send Date headers,
>but does provide enough information for caches to operate correctly. ")

Thanks for the extra info.

The point I was trying to make was really about deployment, not standards. 
[If everyone implemented 1.1 completely and correctly, we would not be 
having this discussion.] The Apache example was that providing correct 
expiry information was a compile-time option. How can we ensure that this 
behaviour becomes default?

Rgds,
John
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