Re: #453: Returning the freshest response

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Sun, 12 May 2013 23:56 UTC

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Marked for incorporation.

On 07/05/2013, at 5:34 PM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:

>> If multiple selected responses are available, the cache will need to choose
>> one to use. When a selecting header has a known mechanism for doing so
>> (e.g., qvalues on Accept and similar request headers), that mechanism MAY
>> be used to select preferred responses; of the remainder, the most recent
>> response (as determined by the Date header field) is used, as per Section 4.
> 

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