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Re: Content negotiation

From: Nir Dagan <nir@nirdagan.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 20:42:16
Message-Id: <3.0.6.16.19990127204216.3297c452@nirdagan.com>
To: dd@w3.org
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
At 13:02 27/01/99 +0100, Daniel Dardailler wrote:

> 
>> I would say:
>> 1. Serve your documents with the correct Content-Type HTTP header. 
>> Include a charset parameter whenever might be ambiguity the encoding.
>> [Priority 1]
>
>This is mixed as "serving" the document is a matter of server conf,
>while including a charset can be done in HTML.

Not quite so. charset is a paremeter of the content type header.
Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1

All http headers can be HTMLized with META.
E.g., 
<META http-equiv="Server" content="Apache 1.3.3">

Regards,


Nir Dagan
Assistant Professor of Economics
Universidad Pompeu Fabra
Ramon Trias Fargas 25
08005 Barcelona
Spain

http://www.nirdagan.com
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Received on Wednesday, 27 January 1999 14:40:12 GMT

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