HTTP/1.1, part 6: Caching
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HTTPbis Working Group R. Fielding, Ed.
Obsoletes: 2616 (if approved) J. Gettys
Intended status: Standards Track Alcatel-Lucent
Expires: July 7, 2012 J. Mogul
Y. Lafon, Ed.
M. Nottingham, Ed.
J. Reschke, Ed.
January 4, 2012
HTTP/1.1, part 6: Caching
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level
protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information
systems. HTTP has been in use by the World Wide Web global
information initiative since 1990. This document is Part 6 of the
seven-part specification that defines the protocol referred to as
"HTTP/1.1" and, taken together, obsoletes RFC 2616.
Part 6 defines requirements on HTTP caches and the associated header
fields that control cache behavior or indicate cacheable response
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The changes in this draft are summarized in Appendix C.19.
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