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Re: question on 14.9.4, no-cache directive in requests

From: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 97 11:25:18 PST
Message-Id: <9701061925.AA16920@acetes.pa.dec.com>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
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Paul Hethmon points out an error in my previous message:

I wrote:
> As far as I know, no other aspect of the protocol lets the client  
> control what an intermediate cache should do with respect to caching  
> the response to the current request.  I.e., the origin server can  
> say "don't cache this response", and the client can say "don't  
> give me a response from your cache", but we have no defined mechanism  
> for the client to say "don't put the response to this request  
> into your cache". 
Paul reminds me:
    Section 14.9.2 provides for use of "no-store" in either request 
    or response messages: 
         The no-store directive applies to the entire message, and may 
       be sent either in a response or in a request. If sent in a request, a 
       cache MUST NOT store any part of either this request or any response 
       to it. If sent in a response, a cache MUST NOT store any part of 
       either this response or the request that elicited it.


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