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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject RE: Expires: header prevents caching
Date Tue, 22 Jan 2002 19:32:42 GMT

> From: gregames@Mail.MeepZor.Com [mailto:gregames@Mail.MeepZor.Com]On
> Behalf Of Greg Ames

> OK, I see what's happening:
> [gregames@daedalus apache]$ ls /www/*
> /www/
> /www/
> /www/
> mod_negotiation is turning off caching because there are multiple
> versions of
> that document.  We wouldn't want squid to cache an English version of the
> document and serve it to a French client.

I'm no protcol expert, but that doesn't make sense to me.  mod_negotiation
should be adding "Accept-Language" to the Vary: header (yep, it's doing
that), but it shouldn't be setting Expires, should it?  Proxies should be
free to cache the page, conditional on the Accept-Language.


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