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Re: Enforce reloading of page when using the back-button

From: Grahame Grieve <grahame@kestral.com.au>
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2000 08:00:07 +1100
Message-Id: <4.1.20000319075846.00a91f10@>
To: www-talk@w3.org

>This means that is you return a "220 O.K." the browser must treat it like a 
>200 O.K. except for the fact that it must not cache the page. 
>We also had to add <META HTTP-EQUIV="Pragma" CONTENT="no-cache">  to the
>( which had previously on it's own had not worked )
>We tested this and it works to break the back button for IE4, IE5.1, 
>Netscape 3.04 And 4.04. All of the pages made a new request to the server.

Note that this doesn't break the back button, but does remove caching
of the pages in the history list. Does anyone know of anything that is broken
by this?

Received on Saturday, 18 March 2000 16:13:09 UTC

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