Support Cache-Control no-cache/private as per RFC2616 ?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Nov 21 00:12:49 CET 2007

In message <62775B34-B1A2-4A83-84D4-549892FEEB6F at>, Mark Nottingha
m writes:

>On 2007/11/21, at 4:54 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> The only truly precise way to characterize varnish, IMO, is "A
>> webserver that uses HTTP to get at its content".
>This is a good characterisation. It would probably be more correct to  
>say "gateway" than "webserver", but most casual readers won't know  
>what that means.

Well, I specifically use "webserver" because Varnish should be
RFC2616 compliant as one, seen from the clients side.

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