VCL language

Anders Berg Anders.Berg at
Thu Mar 30 14:41:15 CEST 2006


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> Fra: phk at [mailto:phk at] På vegne 
> > >I guess most appications have a Expires header either they
> are right or
> >not. So while obj.cacheable is good and we should keep it, we need 
> >maybe
> >1 more.
> >So I would suggest a
> >
> >21 if (obj.url ~ "/nicely_written"){
> >22    trust_header;
> >23 }
> Hmm, I think that by default we should expect non-broken behaviour, so 
> I would rather have a "disregard_headers" sort of escape than having 
> to explicitly mark backends which actually do work correctly.
> Maybe I'm naïve here :-)

Sorry, I was nesting in my head here. You are right. The default should work correctly.

> >Good work. This problem could maybe just be a semantic and 
> >implementation challange.
> Yes, I rather think so, I don't think there is any doubt about the 
> basic VCL idea being the right way to go, it's just a matter of 
> getting the actual language optimized for expressing what people want 
> to say.

It really looks that way. Puhh :)

Anders Berg

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