Re: interesting note

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2001 00:15:27 +0100

As they explicitly mention cache and not proxy, the discussion applies
to cache hits. On the first request the cache acts as a proxy, not a

If you read the RFC2616 section they refer to things get a lot clearer.
Please note the wording of the first sentence there.


Robert Collins wrote:
> reading /. they noted this page
> Item 1.7 there intrigues
> me - is the implication that caches should buffer the entire entity
> before beginning transmission so that the status code is known? Or is
> aborting the transfer (for example: on a chunked response drop the
> connection without terminating the chunked data in any way acceptable)?
> Rob
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