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Re: Language label

From: Drazen Kacar <Drazen.Kacar@public.srce.hr>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 1997 11:20:52 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199702281020.LAA16730@jagor.srce.hr>
To: carrasco@innet.lu (M.T. Carrasco Benitez)
Cc: Drazen.Kacar@public.srce.hr, www-international@w3.org
M.T. Carrasco Benitez wrote:
> > 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.

Hmmm... This way they won't collect all the links they could.

> > 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. 

You are right here.

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