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Re: Which header field to use for entity author/contact.

From: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 1995 22:00:45 -0500
Message-Id: <199507200300.WAA11046@hopf.math.nwu.edu>
To: heaney@cambridge.scr.slb.com, www-talk@w3.org
In article <9507191458.AA19413@cambridge.scr.slb.com> you write:
>P.S. The HTML draft clearly states that the server MAY read the document 
><HEAD> to generate header fields.  Do any servers currently do this? 
>(I'm reasonably certain the CERN httpd does not - although the meta 
>data file can be used to the same end).

The WN server reads the <head> of any HTML document at the time that
document is entered in the per directory database of served documents.
It extracts the title, expiration, keywords and any http-equiv fields
and creates the appropriate HTTP headers.

John Franks
Received on Wednesday, 19 July 1995 23:02:47 UTC

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