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RE: want to set my pages to expire but can't find info on date format expected ...

From: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 17:25:09 -0400
To: "Knoll, Randy (CAP, ITS, CA, Apple)" <RKnoll@gects.ge.com>, <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>
Message-ID: <002101bea307$3cccb5e0$954768c0@oyster.agranat.com>

> I've looked at the HTTP specifications (on www.w3.org) but 
> couldn't find any
> mention on the datetime format expected when setting the "expire" tag.

Section 3.3.1 of draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-06.txt
(it's the same as the Date header).

It is better to specify Max-Age though and avoid clock skew problems.

Scott Lawrence           Director of R & D        <lawrence@agranat.com>
Agranat Systems, Inc.  Embedded Web Technology   http://www.agranat.com/
Received on Thursday, 20 May 1999 22:26:09 UTC

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