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From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 23:55:30 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1108022353400.18680@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 2 Aug 2011, Michael Nordman wrote:
> >
> > If you actively want to seek out old manifests, sure, but what's the 
> > use case for doing that? It would be like trying to actively evict 
> > things from HTTP caches.
> 
> You should talk to some app developers. View source on angry birds for a 
> use case, they are doing this to get rid of stale version tied to old 
> manifest urls.

But why?

I couldn't figure out the use case from the source you mention.

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