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Re: proposed HTTP changes for charset

From: Nickolay Saukh <nms@nns.ru>
Date: Sat, 06 Jul 1996 00:42:17 +0400
To: hardie@nasa.gov
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <4292.836599337@Alyona.office.nns.ru>
> 	We can all see that mandating a charset might be a good design
> choice; as Steff pointed out in Montreal, encoding a value in a null
> element has some serious design flaws.  We can all also see that
> adding charsets would improve the interoperation of compliant clients
> and servers.  We have to weigh that against the interoperability
> between 1.1 and 1.0, especially in situations where there are caches
> between the end-user client and the origin server.

I am a little bit confused. Is there would not be something like this
on server side?

	if(strcmp(protocol, "HTTP/1.1")) {
		/* Full throttle */
	} else {
		/* Restricted mode */
	}
Received on Friday, 5 July 1996 13:46:26 EDT

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