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Re: How to make mod_svn_dav return a last-modified header?

From: Chris Croome <chris_at_webarchitects.co.uk>
Date: 2003-08-07 18:32:43 CEST

HI

On Thu 07-Aug-2003 at 06:22:59PM +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
> I really don't understand what this has to do with
> cache-friendliness... An HTTP/1.1 should be absolute enthusiastic
> about the presence of the ETag, and not use Last-Modified at all
> in this case.
>
> What am I missing?

Dunno, nothing perhaps, I think it might be that a lot of HTTP
applications don't yet support ETags?

  Almost all caches use Last-Modified times in determining if an
  object is fresh; as more HTTP/1.1 caches come online, Etag headers
  will also be used.

  http://www.mnot.net/cache_docs/#VALIDATE

Chris

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