HTTP Representation Variants
draft-ietf-httpbis-variants-06

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (httpbis WG)
Author Mark Nottingham 
Last updated 2020-05-06 (latest revision 2019-11-03)
Replaces draft-nottingham-variants
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-httpbis-variants-06.txt

Abstract

This specification introduces an alternative way to select a HTTP response from a cache based upon its request headers, using the HTTP "Variants" and "Variant-Key" response header fields. Its aim is to make HTTP proactive content negotiation more cache-friendly.

Authors

Mark Nottingham (mnot@mnot.net)

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