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Re: Content-Disposition

From: Jim Gettys <jg@pa.dec.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 1998 07:57:53 -0700
Message-Id: <9809211457.AA28167@pachyderm.pa.dec.com>
To: Claus André Färber <list-ietf-http@faerber.muc.de>
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Content-Dispostion was implemented in Web browsers BEFORE it was added
to the HTTP/1.1 spec, to document existing practice.  It is indeed
quite useful, when people are downloading code, to be able to provide
a file name for "save as" to work.

Dunno how widespread it was among MIME implementations at the time.
			- Jim
Received on Monday, 21 September 1998 08:01:58 EDT

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