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Re: Proposal on removing Content Negotiation from http 1.1

From: Nickolay Saukh <nms@nns.ru>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 1996 01:32:56 +0300
To: Erik van der Poel <erik@netscape.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <16460.822522776@Alyona.office.nns.ru>
> Netscape Navigator does look for "charset", but if it's omitted, we
> default to whatever the user has set in the "encoding" menu. We don't
> like having to present these confusing choices to the user, but the
> current Web infrastructure doesn't use "charset" at all (or very
> little).

Because Web just started to move beyond iso-8859-1 universe. :-)
Received on Wednesday, 24 January 1996 14:33:17 UTC

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