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Re: Straw-man for our next charter

From: Eric J. Bowman <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 13:36:40 -0600
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20120725133640.c5246f23.eric@bisonsystems.net>
Mark Nottingham wrote:
> The resulting specification(s) are expected to be meet these goals
> for common existing deployments of HTTP; in particular, Web browsing
> (desktop and mobile), Web serving (at a variety of scales), and
> intermediation (by proxies, corporate firewalls, "reverse" proxies
> and Content Delivery Networks).

Please change "CDNs" to "caches" to avoid confusion over whether we're
talking about a new architectural style.  "Caches" can include CDNs,
but CDNs does not include the shared-cache architecture which got the
Web where it is.

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