The stale-if-error HTTP Cache-Control Extension

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The stale-if-error HTTP Cache-Control extension improves availability of some kinds of cached content by allowing servers and clients to instruct caches to use stale responses when certain error conditions are encountered.


Mark Nottingham (

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