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Re: #444: Flushing Alt-Svc Cache

From: Ryan Hamilton <rch@google.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:58:51 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJ_4DfQTSpGmjj2z7QV=djNjFFFopb8VcVsNZZ5=bku-yqKUow@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 9:24 AM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>wrote:

> On 25 April 2014 07:28, Ryan Hamilton <rch@google.com> wrote:
> > I would be inclined to suggest that we modify Alt-Svc to explain the
> policy
> > to the client.
>
> That suggests a flag: when set it means that this alternative is
> global and does not need to be flushed when network environments
> change.  Load shifting and other use cases wouldn't need to set the
> flag.
>

​A flag could work. Alternately, the server could send a IP range and as
long as the client is in the range it could continue to use the mapping.
Perhaps that's overly complicated, though.

Cheers,

Ryan​
Received on Friday, 25 April 2014 16:59:18 UTC

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