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RE: i107

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 04:08:41 +0200
To: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
Cc: "'Mark Nottingham'" <mnot@mnot.net>, "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1217470121.28440.56.camel@henriknordstrom.net>

On mån, 2008-07-28 at 11:35 -0500, Brian Smith wrote:

> to ignore the Accept-Encoding header, so the cache can too). In the future,
> the cache will be able to return the representation with ETag: "123"
> whenever the Accept-Encoding header is "gzip" or "deflate", since that is
> what the origin server does.

Or more accurately claims it does... Many broken servers our there not
getting this right.

But the specs is quite clear on this. Just a bit spread out over a long
document before the reorganisation.

Received on Thursday, 31 July 2008 02:09:24 UTC

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