User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:9.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/9.0.1 Build ID: 20111220165912 Steps to reproduce: Refreshed a page Actual results: It sent a max-age=0 to cache proxy Expected results: It should send Pragma: no-cache more details in original report - this bug is old more than 10 years and still not resolved http://archives.lists.indymedia.org/imc-tech/2001-October/005697.html
bug 419194 could be related
Component: Untriaged → Networking
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: untriaged → networking
The url you link to is a complaint that a purposefully-not-spec-compliant proxy is not behaving "as expected" because its not spec-incompliant enough, as far as I can tell. So what is this bug about, exactly? On a reload, we _don't_ want to prohibit intermediate caching; we just want to make sure we get updated content, but we don't mind if intermediate proxies cache it. That's exactly what "max-age=0" should do in a spec-compliant proxy.
And in fact, based on the summary, this bug is just invalide. sending "max-age=0" as a way to request up-to-date content is what the spec says to do. We are NOT trying to "clear cache".
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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