W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > April to June 2009

Re: Content Sniffing impact on HTTPbis - #155

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 08:46:02 +0200
Message-ID: <4A349CAA.40909@gmx.de>
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
CC: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Adrien de Croy wrote:
> 
> OK..This does raise the question of what does a server do.
> 
> I don't know of any servers (in my relatively limited knowledge of 
> servers) that doesn't just use the file extension to choose content type 
> when serving.

Many HTTP servers that are also WebDAV servers will store the mime type 
as separate meta data, and will also allow clients to specify it when 
doing a PUT.

> ...

BR, Julian
Received on Sunday, 14 June 2009 06:46:48 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 27 April 2012 06:51:03 GMT