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Alex Mashin (talkcontribs)

Is a script or stylesheet assembled by ResourceLoader unambiguously defined by its URI, regardless of the user for whom it is served?

In other words, can on safely cache such resources with a caching proxy?

FreedomFighterSparrow (talkcontribs)

Hi Alex, this is not an authoritative answer, but AFAIK the answer is yes, and I certainly do so on my wiki (I use Varnish). The RL module are language dependant, but not exactly user-dependant - user information, such as the config variable wgUserName, are injected into the HTML document itself, which should not be cached for logged-in users.

Wikimedia's own configuration files for Varnish can be found here, if you want to take a look:

Alex Mashin (talkcontribs)

Thank you.