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the max-age directive overrides the Expires header

Requirements

This test clause tests the following 1 requirement(s).

  1. "If a response includes both an Expires header and a max-age directive, the max-age directive overrides the Expires header, even if the Expires header is more restrictive" (rfc2616)

Developer notes

More restrictive Expires headers are not used because caching something is not a MUST and, hence, we would not be able to detect a violation if the cache honors Expires.

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Internal Identifier

This test clause identifier is test_clause/rfc2616/ccRespDirMsg-max-age-overExpires. Please use that identifier when refering to this test clause.



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