criticism of http 1.1 caching

Hi there,

I have written a paper which extensively criticizes HTTP 1.1's cache
features.  The paper recommends numerous small but important changes to the
specification.  I presented the paper at the Web Caching workshop this week
in Warsaw, Poland (

The paper is on the Web at

I would be extremely interested in feedback or comments.
Especially note the list of suggested HTTP 1.1 changes at of


Received on Wednesday, 2 October 1996 01:52:47 UTC