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Re: media types

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 22:36:32 PST
To: yarong@microsoft.com
CC: gjw@wnetc.com, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-Id: <96Nov13.223632pst."2694"@golden.parc.xerox.com>
MIME parameters are normally descriptive of the nature of the content,
and don't really express operations. What I was thinking of for having
actions be expressed as POST was really that the POST-ed data might be

multipart/action-request

 part 1: type = action-description
 part 2: related data
 part 3: related data

and that you could be backward compatible by supporting forms that
used multipart/form-data.

Larry
Received on Thursday, 14 November 1996 01:36:41 GMT

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