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Re: p6: Returning the freshest response

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2013 08:47:43 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnXbDfXN1KA-AfHcW=macw44hK346z0UuYMZYx8OXBZv4g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 28 March 2013 20:10, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> """
> If multiple selected responses are available, the cache will need to choose one to use. If a selecting header has a known mechanism for doing so (e.g., qvalues on Accept and similar request headers), it MAY be used to select one; otherwise, the most recent response (as determined by the Date header field) is used, as per Section 4.
> """

This seems good.  The "it" in "it MAY be used to select one" is
perhaps ambiguous, but I don't see how to fix it without making it
even harder to parse :)
Received on Friday, 29 March 2013 15:48:10 UTC

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