Re: LINK TYPE=override/type

Susan Lesch (lesch@macvirus.com)
Thu, 22 Jan 1998 05:18:56 -0500 (EST)


Date: Thu, 22 Jan 1998 05:18:56 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <l03110702b0ec4c835c80@[12.64.134.88]>
In-Reply-To: <199801211559.IAA00113@underworld.bigpic.com>
To: neil@bigpic.com, www-html@w3.org
From: Susan Lesch <lesch@macvirus.com>
Subject: Re: LINK TYPE=override/type

Neil St.Laurent wrote:

> <LINK REL="Something" HREF="somwhere" TYPE="content/type">
>
> Does the TYPE here override any returned type from the HTTP
> connection?

In the summary about META and charset [1], the user agent must
first look at the server header, next at any META http-equiv
declaration, and last at any charset attributes later in the
document. It doesn't quite answer your question, but might be
a model for an answer if none exists.

[1] <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/charset.html#h-5.2.2>

Susan Lesch