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Re: http 1.1. Cache Response Codes...

From: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 1998 11:47:04 -0500
Message-Id: <199803201647.LAA00592@devnix.agranat.com>
To: Michael Wexler <mwexler@nny.com>
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/5482

>>>>> "MW" == Michael Wexler <mwexler@nny.com> writes:

MW> If browser has url in its local cache, it still sends a get request to the
MW> server, but an option says "I already have it, just letting you log the
MW> request". The success code is a 209, "user has non-expired data in cache".

MW> If a non local cache has the data, same system.  The option can be
MW> different, and we can even use a different code (210), but for the most
MW> part, we should just let the 209 mean "cached request".

  How does this differ from the use of conditional requests and the
  304 Not Modified response?

Scott Lawrence           EmWeb Embedded Server       <lawrence@agranat.com>
Agranat Systems, Inc.        Engineering            http://www.agranat.com/
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