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Re: "treat this as text" option

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@upclink.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 13:10:42 -0500
Message-Id: <200109071813.f87IDvb10281@theinfo.org>
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
To: las@olin.edu
On Friday, September 7, 2001, at 11:44  AM, Lynn Andrea Stein wrote:

> I really wish that browsers would give me the option of telling it that
> a particular mime type represents just plain text, i.e., that it should
> be viewed using the browser itself rather than an external application.

I assume you mean this on the client side because on the server 
side you can just send it as text/plain. On the client side I 
suppose you can save it as a text file and open it.

What's the use case you're envisioning?

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