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Re: Cache-Control: no-cache

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2003 13:29:42 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 17 Oct 2003, Jerry G. Chiuan wrote:

> > A bit above the previous quote, RFC2616 says:
> >
> > Clients SHOULD include both header fields when a no-cache
> > request is sent to a server not known to be HTTP/1.1 compliant.
> Sorry, my english is not good enough to understand its description
> what does it mean by a server "not known to be HTTP/1.1 compliant" ?

That you don't know if the proxy supports 1.1 or not..

> Does it mean there are still certain servers which don't follow HTTP/1.1?

Yes there are.

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl: been grokking URLs since 1998
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