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Re: Language label

From: M.T. Carrasco Benitez <carrasco@innet.lu>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 1997 11:14:22 +0100 (MET)
To: Drazen Kacar <Drazen.Kacar@public.srce.hr>
cc: WInter <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.95.970228110736.2219F-100000@localhost>
> Indexing engines are downloading the whole page. They have to make summary
> and extract links to other documents. Spiders are doing HEAD requests
> to find out if the documents were recently changed or deleted. They don't
> need language information.

Spiders that are interested in docs in only one language need language
information when a HEAD is done.  From this they will decise if doing a
GET.

> Well, since text/html without charset parameter is Latin 1, anything before
> META is Latin 1. Unless everything is what META says it is. :)

No.  Only one charset is allowed per doc. 

Tomas
Received on Friday, 28 February 1997 05:12:55 GMT

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