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       Title     : Feature Tag Registration Procedures                     
       Author(s) : K. Holtman, A. Mutz
       Filename  : draft-ietf-http-feature-reg-00.txt
       Pages     : 14
       Date      : 10/30/1996

The internet draft draft-holtman-http-negotiation-03.txt (Transparent 
Content Negotiation in HTTP) specifies a `feature negotiation' mechanism 
for negotiation on content characteristics other than MIME type, charset, 
and language.  Feature negotiation allows the quick introduction of new 
dimensions of negotiation through the registration of `feature tags'.  A 
feature tag identifies a capability of a user agent or a preference of a 
user.    
                                                                  
This document discusses considerations related to feature tag registration,
and contains a proposed definition of a feature tag registration procedure.
Feature tag registration is foreseen as an ongoing, open process. It should
keep pace with the introduction of new rendering features by web software 
vendors, and other parties such as standards bodies.                       

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