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Re: Problems with content negotiation (was: Re: Preemptive and

From: Roy Fielding <fielding@beach.w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 1995 15:22:19 -0400
Message-Id: <199509141922.PAA07763@beach.w3.org>
To: Balint Nagy Endre <bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Cc: http WG <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
>If a client or proxy gets an "HTTP/1.0 200 ..." status-line,
>there is an ambiguity, wether it is really a 200, a 300 or a 406 response?

No ambiguity -- you are just getting a 200 response.  Since content
negotiation is completely optional, an HTTP/1.0 server may decide
for itself what the appropriate response is to the request.

 ....Roy T. Fielding  Department of ICS, University of California, Irvine USA
                      Visiting Scholar, MIT/LCS + World-Wide Web Consortium
                      (fielding@w3.org)                (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
Received on Thursday, 14 September 1995 12:24:43 UTC

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