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From Sander Striker <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_cache, expand impact of CacheIgnoreCacheControl
Date Tue, 08 Mar 2005 17:01:35 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 03:57:55AM +0100, Sander Striker wrote:
>>Currently CacheIgnoreCacheControl On only ignores Cache-Control: no-cache
>>and Pragma: no-cache.  I'd like to add ignoring Cache-Control: max-age=...
>>and Cache-Control: min-fresh=... as well.
>>This would give the admin more control, and would also make the directive
>>slightly more intuitive IMO.  This because different browsers do different
>>things.  One will send a Cache-Control: no-cache on a refresh, and one will
>>send a Cache-Control: max-age=...  It would be nice if the effect would
>>be the same for both.
> While I think this is a good idea, I'd like to consider renaming this
> particular directive as I think the name is really confusing.

Does that mean you want me to hold off on committing this patch pending
a directive rename?  Isn't that a seperate issue?

> My concern is that CacheIgnoreCacheControl only refers to the request's
> Cache-Control not the origin response's Cache-Control header.  But, I like
> that separation because having it refer to both is too coarse-grained, I think.

Definately agreed.  Ignoring response Cache-Control is in another league than
ignoring the request Cache-Control.

> But, I don't have any real ideas for what an alternative name is.  -- justin



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