Handling of cache-control

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Jan 19 01:37:04 CET 2010

In message <DE028C9E-4618-4EBC-8477-6E308753CBCE at dynamine.net>, "Michael S. Fis
cher" writes:
>On Jan 18, 2010, at 5:20 AM, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:

>> My suggestion is to also look at Cache-control: no-cache, possibly also
>> private and no-store and obey those.
>Why wasn't it doing it all along?  

Because we wanted to give the backend a chance to tell Varnish one
thing with respect to caching, and the client another.

I'm not saying we hit the right decision, and welcome any consistent,
easily explainable policy you guys can agree on.

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