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Re: Issues-list item "DISPOSITION"

From: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 1997 09:27:38 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199704230727.JAA09359@wsooti08.win.tue.nl>
To: kdyer@draper.com
Cc: koen@win.tue.nl, jg@w3.org, http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/3137
Kevin J. Dyer:
>On Apr 22,  4:04am, Koen Holtman wrote:
>> Subject: Issues-list item "DISPOSITION"
>We still have a discrepancy on the delivered filename.  In general
>the MUA tries to name the current stream based on the URI.  This leads to
>unknown file types on the client system.  Based on messages in the archives,
>maintainers are concerned that this will be compounded by groupware users and
>others who want to share common files but the files are generated or retrieved
>by an engine and not a straight URI.

Hmm, this seems like an new problem to me, which is not solved by
content-disposition current practice.  The idea of the DISPOSITION
appendix is to document current practice only, not to solve new

I think WEBDAV is chartered to solve new problems like this one.

>						Kevin

Received on Wednesday, 23 April 1997 00:30:16 UTC

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