Re: Cookies and 1.2beta25 ...

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 1998 10:25:51 -0600

Toens Bueker writes:

>Hi *,
>the ChangeLog says:
>- We can now cache HTTP replies with Set-Cookie. These evil
> headers are now filtered out for cache hits on the client side.
>What does this actually mean? I just got a request from a
>site-owner who says, that he recieves mail from people
>using my caches, stating that they have problems with his
>site which sets cookies to identify people and produce
>individual content for them.

This is mentioned in the FAQ, but
it maybe wasn't clear enough, so I rewrote it.

If this content provider is generating custom content, then they should
be sending other headers (Cache-Control: private) to prevent it from
being cached.

Duane W.
Received on Tue Sep 29 1998 - 09:26:38 MDT

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