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Re: Any objections to "Accept-encoding: gzip, *;q=0"?

From: Martin J. Duerst <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 1997 12:36:45 +0200 (MET DST)
To: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.96.970723123537.245M-100000@enoshima>
On Tue, 22 Jul 1997, Jeffrey Mogul wrote:

> I realize that some people were opposed to the introduction of qvalues
> on Accept-Encoding.  However, during today's editorial-group discussion
> of the CONTENT-ENCODING issue, we realized that the syntax for the
> various Accept-* request headers in RFC2068 is almost, but not quite,
> uniform, and we reached a tentative agreement that it might be a good
> idea to have all of the Accept-* request headers (Accept-Range is a
> response header) have similar syntaxes.

Great! I guess this might go along well with my suggestions to
streamline and concentrate the explanations, too.

Regards,	Martin.
Received on Wednesday, 23 July 1997 04:38:27 EDT

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