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Changeset 295


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Timestamp:
2008-07-29 08:48:23 (7 years ago)
Author:
julian.reschke@gmx.de
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Clarify that Vary is a response-header (related to #106)

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

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    485485         <tr> 
    486486            <td class="header left"></td> 
    487             <td class="header right">July 19, 2008</td> 
     487            <td class="header right">July 29, 2008</td> 
    488488         </tr> 
    489489      </table> 
     
    16181618      <div id="rfc.iref.h.6"></div> 
    16191619      <h2 id="rfc.section.16.5"><a href="#rfc.section.16.5">16.5</a>&nbsp;<a id="header.vary" href="#header.vary">Vary</a></h2> 
    1620       <p id="rfc.section.16.5.p.1">The Vary field value indicates the set of request-header fields that fully determines, while the response is fresh, whether 
    1621          a cache is permitted to use the response to reply to a subsequent request without revalidation. For uncacheable or stale responses, 
    1622          the Vary field value advises the user agent about the criteria that were used to select the representation. A Vary field value 
    1623          of "*" implies that a cache cannot determine from the request headers of a subsequent request whether this response is the 
    1624          appropriate representation. See <a href="#caching.negotiated.responses" title="Caching Negotiated Responses">Section&nbsp;8</a> for use of the Vary header field by caches. 
     1620      <p id="rfc.section.16.5.p.1">The Vary response-header field's value indicates the set of request-header fields that fully determines, while the response 
     1621         is fresh, whether a cache is permitted to use the response to reply to a subsequent request without revalidation. For uncacheable 
     1622         or stale responses, the Vary field value advises the user agent about the criteria that were used to select the representation. 
     1623         A Vary field value of "*" implies that a cache cannot determine from the request headers of a subsequent request whether this 
     1624         response is the appropriate representation. See <a href="#caching.negotiated.responses" title="Caching Negotiated Responses">Section&nbsp;8</a> for use of the Vary header field by caches. 
    16251625      </p> 
    16261626      <div id="rfc.figure.u.19"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.13"></span>  <a href="#header.vary" class="smpl">Vary</a>  = "Vary" ":" ( "*" | 1#<a href="#abnf.dependencies" class="smpl">field-name</a> ) 
     
    19661966      </ul> 
    19671967      <h2 id="rfc.section.B.5"><a href="#rfc.section.B.5">B.5</a>&nbsp;<a id="changes.since.03" href="#changes.since.03">Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p6-cache-03</a></h2> 
     1968      <p id="rfc.section.B.5.p.1">Closed issues: </p> 
     1969      <ul> 
     1970         <li> &lt;<a href="http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/106">http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/106</a>&gt;: "Vary header classification" 
     1971         </li> 
     1972      </ul> 
    19681973      <h1><a id="rfc.copyright" href="#rfc.copyright">Full Copyright Statement</a></h1> 
    19691974      <p>This document is subject to the rights, licenses and restrictions contained in BCP 78, and except as set forth therein, the 
  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p6-cache.xml

    r290 r295  
    21942194  <x:anchor-alias value="Vary"/> 
    21952195<t> 
    2196    The Vary field value indicates the set of request-header fields that 
    2197    fully determines, while the response is fresh, whether a cache is 
    2198    permitted to use the response to reply to a subsequent request 
     2196   The Vary response-header field's value indicates the set of request-header 
     2197   fields that fully determines, while the response is fresh, whether a cache 
     2198   is permitted to use the response to reply to a subsequent request 
    21992199   without revalidation. For uncacheable or stale responses, the Vary 
    22002200   field value advises the user agent about the criteria that were used 
     
    30163016<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p6-cache-03" anchor="changes.since.03"> 
    30173017<t> 
     3018  Closed issues: 
     3019  <list style="symbols">  
     3020    <t> 
     3021      <eref target="http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/106"/>: 
     3022      "Vary header classification" 
     3023    </t> 
     3024  </list> 
    30183025</t> 
    30193026</section> 
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