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Re: cache-busting document

From: David W. Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Sat, 7 Jun 1997 19:22:35 -0700 (PDT)
To: W.Sylwestrzak@icm.edu.pl
Cc: Drazen Kacar <dave@srce.hr>, martin@mrrl.lut.ac.uk, http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com, ircache@nlanr.net
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On Sun, 8 Jun 1997, W.Sylwestrzak@icm.edu.pl wrote:

> It's the responsibility of the client to parse and display the document
> to the end user. The server should not make any assumptions 
> about the client's capabilities. The same priciple as with frames,
> images etc. Especially that charsets are platform dependent.

Sorry, it is the client's resonsiblity to declare what is is capabile of.
It is the responsiblity of the server to deliver to the client content
that the client is able to understand, only then is it the client's
responsiblity to process it correctly. 

Still under refinement are the mechanisms to convey the necessary
capability information.

Dave Morris
Received on Sunday, 8 June 1997 13:40:51 UTC

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