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Re: Cache-Control: no-cache

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2003 18:35:28 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 18 Oct 2003, Jerry G. Chiuan wrote:

> So, the purpose of not only using "Pragma: no-cache" but also
> "Cache-control: no-cache" is in case certain proxy/server is not *100%*
> HTTP/1.1 compliant.

That's how I interpret it, yes.

> Therefore, they only recognize "Cache-control: no-cache", but "Pragma:
> no-cache"? If that was the case, sound pretty wierd since they don't obey
> backward-compatibility #$%@&...

If the standard says SHOULD, then I think that mandates a client to do so.
Even if you in most cases can get away with doing it differently.

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl: been grokking URLs since 1998
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