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Requirements for a Resource Update Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (webi WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Ian Cooper , Dawn Li , Mike Dahlin , Martin Hamilton
Last updated 2002-03-04
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This document provides guidelines for the development of a Web Resource Update Protocol to facilitate cache coherence in Web intermediary systems such as caching proxies and surrogates. Such a protocol is useful to maintain consistency in an environment where periodic revalidation is unacceptable in terms of performance and/or cache consistency.


Ian Cooper
Dawn Li
Mike Dahlin
Martin Hamilton

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)