Richard Tobin richard at
Thu Jun 24 20:02:16 BST 1999

> That *is* supposed to be a rule: that you can GET the same URL
> as many times as you want with no changes.  Otherwise caching
> would not work.

Surely the whole mechanism of HTTP "if-modified-since" and "expires"
headers exists because this is not true?

-- Richard

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