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From Ben Reser <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] GZIP DEFLATE and HTTPD
Date Wed, 07 Aug 2013 20:45:54 GMT
On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Nick Kew <> wrote:
> If you omit a Vary header, you're telling the cache you can't supply
> other variants.  That leaves the cache the choice of returning the
> wrong contents to some clients, or returning an error.  Or perhaps
> ignoring the HTTP spec and asking the backend every time,
> which would undermine all the benefits of HTTP cacheing.
> Sounds like akamai is broken.  Or rather, not configured to cache
> negotiated contents.  Does it also refuse to cache multilingual pages?

It's been a while but I'm pretty sure Akamai can properly handle these cases.

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