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Is Firefox storing javascript files in cache even if all settings says to not store any data ?

I sometimes realize that I have to clear the cache to load the javascript files again.

This usually doesn't occur with css or html.

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The answer seems to be NO, YES and SOMETIMES. Here is a discussion of javascript caching on Stack Overflow

The only way to ensure (cross browser) that a fresh version of the file is loaded seems to be to change the name of the file ie. use myjsfile_v123.js instead of myjsfile.js

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If you set the variable network.http.use-cache to false no css / js files will be stored in cache. Read here more Prevent Firefox to load css/js from cache

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