Re: Possible use of <INSERT> - serious inquiry

Rainer Klute (
Tue, 19 Mar 1996 21:26:42 +0000

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To: Abigail <>,
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Subject: Re: Possible use of <INSERT> - serious inquiry 
In-Reply-To: Your message of Tue, 19 Mar 1996 19:16:16 +0100.
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 1996 21:26:42 +0000
From: Rainer Klute <>

Abigail wrote in <>:

>But that's just _against_ content negotiation. With content
>negotiation, the client tells the server which types it
>can accept, or prefers to have. What's the point of telling the
>client to ask for which type? Then there is nothing left
>to negotiate.

Content negotiation still has to happen because the client has to
resolve the type attribute and pass it to the server. There may be
more than one possible type, and even if there is only one this is
still regarded as content negotiation.

Best regards
Rainer Klute

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