A flowchart for Cache-Control headers

I always struggle to remember what all the HTTP Cache-Control directives mean and when they are used, so I made this little flow chart to remind me. I think it’s roughly correct, but no doubt there are details that I’ve missed. It’s on GitHub so please send corrections.

cache-flowchart

Author: Neil Madden

Security Director at ForgeRock. Experienced software engineer with a PhD in computer science. Interested in application security, applied cryptography, logic programming and intelligent agents.

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