Re: http 1.1. Cache Response Codes...

>>>>> "MW" == Michael Wexler <> 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       <>
Agranat Systems, Inc.        Engineering  

Received on Friday, 20 March 1998 08:53:35 UTC