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cache MUST attach a Warning 110 (Response is Stale) to stale responses


This test clause tests the following 3 requirement(s).

  1. "Whenever a cache returns a stale response, it MUST mark it as such (using a Warning header) enabling the client software to alert the user that there might be a potential problem" (rfc2616)
  2. "If a cache returns a stale response, either because of a max-stale directive on a request, or because the cache is configured to override the expiration time of a response, the cache MUST attach a Warning header to the stale response, using Warning 110 (Response is stale)" (rfc2616)
  3. "110 Response is stale MUST be included whenever the returned response is stale" (rfc2616)

Developer notes

Co-Advisor client forces intermediary to respond with stale content using max-stale cache-control directive.


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Internal Identifier

This test clause identifier is test_clause/rfc2616/ccReqDirMsg-max-stale-warning. Please use that identifier when refering to this test clause.

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