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minor #3880 document the mysterious abc part of the header (greg0ire)

This PR was submitted for the master branch but it was merged into the 2.3 branch instead (closes #3880).


document the mysterious abc part of the header

One can't help but wonder what it is about. Disclaimer: I'm far from being a specialist, I barely know varnish. This is what I understand after a cursory reading of [this document]( Please check this carefully.

| Q             | A
| ------------- | ---
| Doc fix?      | yes
| New docs?     | yes
| Applies to    | all
| Fixed tickets | none


48f55e2 document the mysterious abc part of the header
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weaverryan committed Jul 11, 2014
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@@ -38,6 +38,11 @@ application:
set req.http.Surrogate-Capability = "abc=ESI/1.0";
.. note::
The ``abc`` part of the header isn't important unless you have multiple "surrogates"
that need to advertise their capabilities. See `Surrogate-Capability Header`_ for details.
Then, optimize Varnish so that it only parses the Response contents when there
is at least one ESI tag by checking the ``Surrogate-Control`` header that
Symfony2 adds automatically:
@@ -217,3 +222,4 @@ absolute URLs:
.. _`Varnish`:
.. _`Edge Architecture`:
.. _`GZIP and Varnish`:
.. _`Surrogate-Capability Header`:

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