Re: Server-side data conversion and Internet bandwidth (was: Re: Multi column layout question.)

Paul Prescod (papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca)
Sun, 25 Jun 1995 22:49:06 -0400 (EDT)


From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Message-Id: <199506260249.WAA04708@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Re: Server-side data conversion and Internet bandwidth (was: Re: Multi column layout question.)
To: philipp@res.enst.fr (Philippe-Andre Prindeville)
Date: Sun, 25 Jun 1995 22:49:06 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: www-html@www10.w3.org
In-Reply-To: <9506250229.ZM13773@jones.res.enst.fr> from "Philippe-Andre Prindeville" at Jun 25, 95 02:29:45 am

> Should HTML 3.0 architects be concerned about the
> economics of the Internet?  And what will happen if they
> aren't?

HTTP supports data type negotiation.  That would be the logical place to
address format vs. bandwidth issues.

 Paul Prescod