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Re: bad-idea-of-the-day: Inline data as URL scheme?

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 1995 23:19:36 PDT
To: sroussey@eng.uci.edu
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
Message-Id: <95Aug30.231937pdt.2763@golden.parc.xerox.com>
> I'd also like to see 'inline' as a protocol. Then the HTTP server sends a 
> MIME/mutipart message with an HTML part, and GIF parts etc, and the HTML 
> gets the inlined data from urls like <OBJECT SCR="inline:cool.gif">. Then 
> they can be sent as a single doc. 

> This is handy if you want to eMail a doc with its inlined objects in the 
> same message (I'm trying to get Netscape to do this for a mail program 
> I'm writing. They send it this way, and I can understand it.)

This is already well worked out by the MIMESGML group in their
'multipart/related' proposal, see:

ftp://ds.internic.net/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-mimesgml-related-02.txt
Received on Thursday, 31 August 1995 02:19:55 GMT

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