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caches MUST revalidate stale entries with must-revalidate cache-directive

Requirements

This test clause tests the following 2 requirement(s).

  1. "When the must-revalidate directive is present in a response received by a cache, that cache MUST NOT use the entry after it becomes stale to respond to a ... subsequent request without first revalidating it with the origin server" (rfc2616)
  2. "(I.e., the cache MUST do an end-to-end revalidation every time, if, based solely on the origin server's Expires or max-age value, the cached response is stale" (rfc2616)

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Internal Identifier

This test clause identifier is test_clause/rfc2616/ccRespDirMsg-revalidate-must-revalidate. Please use that identifier when refering to this test clause.



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