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Re: Something about the caching feature in 0.9.x

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 16:08:59 +0900
Cc: "W3C Validator Community" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <FFB930B4-70AC-408F-A6C7-F44D5E4D3389@w3.org>
To: Karim A. <directeur@gmail.com>

Hello Karim, all.

On 15 nov. 07, at 23:47, Karim A. wrote:
> I read here: http://validator.w3.org/todo.html
> that in the 0.9.x series you'll start using Last-Modified
> to cache validation results and request again only
> if-modified-since.

Yes, that would make things faster. For the moment, the caching  
behavior of the validator is to send its requests with "Cache-control:  
max-age=0" so that no cache between the validator and final server  
decided to send a cached and outdated version.


Having the validator use a cache would be nice, but complicated to  
implement. It's there in the todo, but some items there may or may not  
be implemented in the end.

Received on Wednesday, 21 November 2007 07:09:09 UTC

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