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Cache-Control Interpetation

From: Joris Dobbelsteen <j.p.tdobbelsteen@freeler.nl>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000 17:36:47 +0200
To: "WWW WG (E-mail)" <www-talk@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000201bfaf95$3e0cd700$0d0aa8c0@THUIS.LOCAL>
If a Cache-Control header is received with e.g.
	no-store, community="UCI", max-age=30
from your sample (another discussion).

Can a client or proxy server only use the first word: "no-store". On the
proxy I'm writing, the goal is to only look at the first word: "no-store",
simply assuming the rest is meant as a parameter from this keyword.

Thereby isn't it a better way to send something like this?????
	no-store, community="UCI; max-age=30

this way you can interpet the cache (for community-aware proxies/clients)
should use no-store if there community is "UCI", otherwise they should use

Another question, where can I find information about community-aware
caching? (RFC #?)

Joris Dobbelsteen
Received on Wednesday, 26 April 2000 11:36:46 UTC

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