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Timestamp:
Jul 28, 2010, 1:36:00 AM (9 years ago)
Author:
fielding@…
Message:

Reduce new MUST requirement to forward a 304 on an outbound
conditional request to MAY, since there is no need for a
new requirement here (the explanation is enough to motivate).
Related to [860].

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p4-conditional.xml

    r925 r960  
    429429   use the 304 to update its own cache.  If that conditional request originated
    430430   with an outbound client, such as a user agent with its own cache sending a
    431    conditional GET to a shared proxy, then the 304 response &MUST; be
     431   conditional GET to a shared proxy, then the 304 response &MAY; be
    432432   forwarded to the outbound client.  Otherwise, disregard the response
    433433   and repeat the request without the conditional.
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