Re: New precondition fields and caching

Martin Thomson writes:
> On Mon, Sep 7, 2020, at 17:02, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> > I think the answer is yes, but with the footnote that Cache-Control
> > should also be set to mitigate downright disasters, if an intermediary
> > does not grok If-*
> Are you talking about using Cache-Control for damage mitigation or a genuine 
> backstop?  It seems like you get to choose between bustage and no caching at 
> all if you take that path. 

Where I have seen people have thought about this, it is clearly
damage mitigation.

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Received on Monday, 7 September 2020 07:37:14 UTC