Re: NEW: #225: PUT and DELETE invalidation vs. staleness

On 29/07/2010, at 12:08 PM, Yves Lafon wrote:
> Just checked my implementation, and it marks it as stale, mandating revalidation. It is really up to implementation, so p2 should defer to p6 for the definition of what a cache should do in any case (to remove the current conflict), and let implementation decide.

If you mandate revalidation, it's not just stale; it conforms to the p6 definition of invalidation. Calling it 'stale' will confuse matters.

Mark Nottingham

Received on Thursday, 29 July 2010 10:10:44 UTC