Re: Does no-store in request imply no-cache?

On 18/10/2010 2:46 p.m., Eric J. Bowman wrote:
> Adrien de Croy wrote:
>> surely only server responses can invalidate a cache entry.
> Actually, unsafe request methods MUST invalidate the cache; since the
> response may not follow the same path as the request, there's no way
> for a cache to know whether the request was successful or not -- better
> safe than sorry.

I thought this was discussed a while back, and it was decided this would 
only apply if the request "succeeded".

I don't see how on a TCP connection a response message can go via a 
different path than the request message.  That would break everything.

> -Eric

Received on Monday, 18 October 2010 01:55:29 UTC