name changes for the upcoming 4.0

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon Dec 5 13:38:29 CET 2011

In message <4EDCA9C8.2030300 at>, Geoff Simmons writes:

>> 1) grace
>> The Squid people call this stale-while-revalidate which I think is an
>> OK name. It tells us a lot more than what grace does.
>> 3) keep

I'd tend to say that I think 'grace' and 'keep' are pretty spot on,
but that 'saint' was more of a joke than a serious bid, but we
simply couldn't come up with anything better at the time.

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