Re: META question...

Carl Morris (
Tue, 15 Apr 1997 15:55:27 -0500

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From: "Carl Morris" <>
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Subject: Re: META question...
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 1997 15:55:27 -0500

>Does Meta info *need* to be in the <head>, or at least not in the <body>
>order to apply? 
>ie, can PICS info still work when it is declared in the body?

Technically PICS info must exist in the "headers" of the HTTP
request/reply...  So the answer is no, if the META tag does not exist in
the <HEAD> where the DTD says it MUST be, an HTTP server or a WWW browser
may refuse to honor it (and I wish they would; refer to reports at for more info)