Re: SHOULD-level requirements in p6-caching

In message <>, Julian Reschke writes:
>On 08.04.2011 11:04, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

>> That web-apps expect caches to either use the cookies as part of their
>> hash-key or not cache at all when cookies are present, or they break
>> seven ways before breakfast.
>This is similar to the special case we have in P1 with respect to 
>handling multiple Set-Cookie header fields 
>So we probably should mention it, but adding a requirement might break 
>existing conforming implementations, so I'd prefer not to.

Each cookies should have an attribute that tells if they should
affect the Vary/hash-key or not.

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Received on Friday, 8 April 2011 10:12:15 UTC