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May 8, 2013, 6:19:12 AM (6 years ago)
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mnot@…
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Remove misleading language about Vary and future requests, and account for case where some stored responses don't have Vary; see #471

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p6-cache.html

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    10841084         if it is also absent there.
    10851085      </p>
    1086       <p id="rfc.section.4.3.p.4">A <a href="p2-semantics.html#header.vary" class="smpl">Vary</a> header field-value of "*" always fails to match, and subsequent requests to that resource can only be properly interpreted
    1087          by the origin server.
     1086      <p id="rfc.section.4.3.p.4">A <a href="p2-semantics.html#header.vary" class="smpl">Vary</a> header field-value of "*" always fails to match.
    10881087      </p>
    10891088      <p id="rfc.section.4.3.p.5">The stored response with matching selecting header fields is known as the selected response.</p>
    1090       <p id="rfc.section.4.3.p.6">If multiple selected responses are available, the most recent response (as determined by the <a href="p2-semantics.html#header.date" class="smpl">Date</a> header field) is used; see <a href="#constructing.responses.from.caches" title="Constructing Responses from Caches">Section&nbsp;4</a>.
     1089      <p id="rfc.section.4.3.p.6">If multiple selected responses are available (potentially including responses without a Vary header), the most recent response
     1090         (as determined by the <a href="p2-semantics.html#header.date" class="smpl">Date</a> header field) is used; see <a href="#constructing.responses.from.caches" title="Constructing Responses from Caches">Section&nbsp;4</a>.
    10911091      </p>
    10921092      <p id="rfc.section.4.3.p.7">If no selected response is available, the cache cannot satisfy the presented request. Typically, it is forwarded to the origin
     
    20112011         </li>
    20122012         <li> &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/464">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/464</a>&gt;: "placement of extension point considerations"
     2013         </li>
     2014         <li> &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/471">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/471</a>&gt;: "Vary and future requests"
    20132015         </li>
    20142016      </ul>
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