Re: IMG tag and allowed image types...

lilley (lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk)
Fri, 21 Jul 1995 21:34:49 +0100 (BST)


From: lilley <lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <8780.9507212034@afs.mcc.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: IMG tag and allowed image types...
To: athodey@engin.umich.edu (Adam Thodey)
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 1995 21:34:49 +0100 (BST)
Cc: www-html@www10.w3.org
In-Reply-To: <Pine.3.87.9507211443.C755-0100000@chinook.engin.umich.edu> from "Adam Thodey" at Jul 21, 95 02:24:43 pm

Adam Thodey said:

> How would I set up the IMG tag such that would allow many different 
> formats to be downloaded depending on the users WEB browser?
> 
> Would be be done, by lets say I had image type foo, bar, etc... and just 
> used:
> 
> <IMG SRC="imagename">
> 
> would that automatically look for types or how would that work?

Depends on the server. With the CERN server, you would have

 <IMG SRC="imagename.multi">
 
The NCSA server does not do content negotiation. The Apache server does 
I think, but you would need to check. Don't know about the Netsite servers, 
the EMWACS server or the WN server.
 
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