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Can I use this with associations in views?
I have post with author and use fresh_when on post. If I change author will it render on post view old author or new one?

Hi, the documentation states it uses updated_at to set the last_modified in the response. So as long as your Post gets updated as the author gets updated, this should work.

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Does it make sense using this for an index page if it has pagination?

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So basically this tells browsers that have already downloaded a copy of this version of this URL - hey, the URL has not changed?

Or this caches the whole page on Rails side and re-sends the Rails' HTML to the browser?

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Hey Chris, thank you so much for making this tutorial :)

This post illustrates one the drawbacks of this solution that I could think of.
However, it was written in 2012. Is this still a vaild concern in rails 6/7?

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