Re: Conditional GET Proposal for HTTP Caching

Dave_Raggett (
Thu, 10 Mar 1994 11:28:34 --100

> I made a proposal in January about providing a conditional GET
> capability in HTTP. It involves accepting a Last-modified header
> in an HTTP request and sending the document only if the Last-modified
> date of the document is more recent than the one in the request.

Please Please lets get this rolling. My browser uses a shared cache
based on a UDP protocol to contact the cache server and NFS to share
files. Roy's suggestion if adopted widely would be really helpful.

Dave Raggett