[http-state] Assumed Vary: Cookie

Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> Fri, 21 November 2014 11:42 UTC

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RFC 6265 does not really explain the relationship to the HTTP cache
and how this is somewhat special for cookies. In particular,
implementations assume that a different value for the Cookie request
header means the cache cannot be reused. Can errata be issued?

For additional context:

  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/2009AprJun/0464.html
  https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1075297#c5


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