Re: JSON headers in Vary ?

On 2016-07-17 09:18, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> So how does it work when a JSON formatted header is listed in Vary ?
> 1) Another User-Agent explosion, "Don't Do That Then".
> 2) We specify mandatory rules for normalized JSON, further restricting
>    which "generic JSON libraries" people can use.
> 3) We specify how proxies must normalize JSON for Vary processing.
> What's the plan ?

There's no plan yet, but it's an interesting point. If the cache *knows* 
that something is JSON it could certainly do more if it wants.

There's also a potential relation with the Key spec...

Best regards, Julian

Received on Sunday, 17 July 2016 07:43:49 UTC