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Re: New feature negotiation syntax

From: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 1997 23:39:10 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199706042139.XAA09182@wsooti04.win.tue.nl>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Cc: dwm@xpasc.com, koen@win.tue.nl, http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
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Larry Masinter:
>Until there's an agreed-upon description of what problem we're
>trying to solve, we'll never be able to agree on whether we have
>a solution.

Here is the problem I think we were solving:

  Problem: The HTTP/1.x negotiation infrastructure (Accept headers,
  User-Agent header, Vary) is not good enough.

At the core, it is really as simple as that.  Can we agree on this
problem description?

Received on Wednesday, 4 June 1997 14:42:01 UTC

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