Re: <math>, <fig>, ... (fwd)

Daniel W. Connolly (
Wed, 22 May 1996 15:56:54 -0400

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To: Foteos Macrides <>
Subject: Re: <math>, <fig>, ... (fwd) 
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 21 May 1996 18:41:28 EST."
Date: Wed, 22 May 1996 15:56:54 -0400
From: "Daniel W. Connolly" <>

In message <01I4Z75LICG200FLFS@SCI.WFBR.EDU>, Foteos Macrides writes:
>	Unfortunately, content negotiation was not included in the
>HTTP/1.1 ID


Please cite sources! It helps prevent the spread of such

15 Content Negotiation
A generic resource has multiple entities associated with it, all of
which are representations of the content of the resource.  Content
negotiation is the process of selecting the best representation when a
GET or HEAD request is made on the generic resource.  HTTP/1.1 has
provisions for two kinds of content negotiation: opaque negotiation and
transparent negotiation.