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Re: [SRI] Increasing Cacheable Content as a goal

From: Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:32:05 +0000
Message-ID: <CAEeYn8hJ3qu3=UP-h+iCkfKYa-8iUJRgC0zbuPhBDGrMa5nuzQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Slim Amamou <slim@alixsys.com>, public-webappsec@w3.org
It is a long term goal, but it was removed in favor of moving ahead with
something.  There are a number of subtle issues to resolve for caching
around privacy and security that a careful scan of the mailing list will
reveal.   There is continued interest in moving ahead with these ideas if
we can find solutions to the outstanding problems.

On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 4:16 AM Slim Amamou <slim@alixsys.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I read the SRI spec https://www.w3.org/TR/SRI/
>
> and I thought that SRI would solve the main problem we have with HTTPS
> in developing world : it breaks caching through proxies. Bandwidth is
> not cheap for the developing world, and caching proxies are designed
> to solve specifically that problem.
>
> So my suggestion would be to add Improving usage of Caching Proxies as
> a goal in the next release.
>
> But I just saw that improving caching (in the browser) as a goal, was
> removed from an earlier version of the draft :
>
> https://www.w3.org/TR/2014/WD-SRI-20140318/#goals-1
>
> is there a reason for this? I did not find the answer in the mailing
> list archive
>
> --
> Slim Amamou | سليم عمامو
> http://alixsys.com
>
>
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