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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 35217] extension cache-control directives MUST be ignored
Date Tue, 26 Aug 2008 18:19:26 GMT

--- Comment #11 from rahul <>  2008-08-26 11:19:26 PST ---
(In reply to comment #10)
> > Your original bug was that the entry that you posted (Cache-control:
> > "xxxx"=blah) was a valid extension directive. 
> Not exactly. There were two test cases in the original bug report. The first
> case is using the questionable quoted string as the directive name. The second
> test case does not. I do not recall claiming that both directives are perfectly
> valid -- I know that one of them is of questionable validity, but that is not
> the issue in this bug report.

Now, I am confused, could you please specify the request(s), current response
and expected response? (The html is long, and I don't think I am looking at the
same lines as you are.)

(And can I request you to quote it in text format? html is rather hard quote
 again in threads.)

> > But as per the RFC, it is not.
> > The question now, is as to what the httpd should do when faced with an invalid
> > entry.
> That question is possible for the first test case but not for the second.
> And even for the first test case, I would not be surprised if httpd actually
> ignores directives it considers invalid. If that is correct, that the first
> test case is still good as it illustrates that httpd is not interpreting the
> invalid directive as invalid.

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