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Re: [SRI] Increasing Cacheable Content as a goal

From: Slim Amamou <slim@alixsys.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2016 20:51:16 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+8D4LBLvAXMwkh=mszWO-F1KK4GnwaH2ND=fG2=YnGNTr5wUg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webappsec@w3.org
thanks. I'll dig the archive and come back

On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 6:32 PM, Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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http://alixsys.com
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