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RE: A Few Random Questions about the Spec

From: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Date: Sun, 3 Nov 1996 22:12:18 -0800
Message-ID: <c=US%a=_%p=msft%l=RED-44-MSG-961104061218Z-11862@INET-01-IMC.microsoft.com>
To: "'Larry Masinter'" <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Cc: "'w3c-dist-auth@w3.org'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Well gee whiz Larry, you could always read through all of those
resources and summarize for the group. =)
			Yaron (with a sweet innocent smile)

>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Larry Masinter [SMTP:masinter@parc.xerox.com]
>Sent:	Sunday, November 03, 1996 9:51 PM
>To:	Yaron Goland
>Cc:	w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
>Subject:	Re: A Few Random Questions about the Spec
>
>> As for proliferation of MIME types. Pick your poison. We can proliferate
>> mime types or we can create one mime type text/attribute and put all of
>> our attributes into it.
>
>It's better to pick a mime type for transmission of attributes and put
>all of the attributes in it. For some thoughts on what that format
>should be, here are some references (do a search on "Uniform Resource
>Characteristic*" in your favorite Internet search tool).
>
>
>Ron Daniel's history http://www.acl.lanl.gov/URC/ 
>
>Note that there were plans to (re)charter a URC working gorup in IETF,
>but they never got off the ground. See
>http://www.acl.lanl.gov/URC/charter8 .
>
>http://www.ferberts.com/uridocs.htm has a lot of useful
>pointers
>
>Specification of Uniform Resource Characteristics
>http://www.acl.lanl.gov/URI/urc_draft.txt
>
>Uniform Resource Agents (URAs)
>RFC 2016
>ftp://ds.internic.net/rfc/rfc2016.txt
Received on Monday, 4 November 1996 01:12:21 GMT

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