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[Fwd: RFC 2183 on Content-Disposition]

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 17:22:41 PDT
Message-Id: <340CADD1.E739B581@parc.xerox.com>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
There are two issues currently labelled 'DISPOSITION', 43 and 204.
The additional issue that Content-Disposition in HTTP isn't the
same as RFC 2183 is either an augmentation, or, more likely,
a separate issue.


Larry

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.


        RFC 2183:  

        Title:      Communicating Presentation Information in
                    Internet Messages:
                    The Content-Disposition Header Field
	Author:     R. Troost, S. Dorner, K. Moore, Editor
        Date:       August 1997
        Mailbox:    rens@century.com, sdorner@qualcomm.com,
                    moore@cs.utk.edu
        Pages:      12
        Characters: 23158
        Updates:    1806

        URL:        ftp://ds.internic.net/rfc/rfc2183.txt


This memo provides a mechanism whereby messages conforming to the MIME
specifications [RFC 2045, RFC 2046, RFC 2047, RFC 2048, RFC 2049] can
convey presentational information.  It specifies the
"Content-Disposition" header field, which is optional and valid for
any MIME entity ("message" or "body part").

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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