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Re: multipart/* HTTP responses

From: Matthew Tippett <mtippett@ticons.com.au>
Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2002 18:33:44 +1000
To: "G. Wade Johnson" <gwadej@anomaly.org>
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020413183344.B4179@ticons.com.au>
On Fri, Apr 12, 2002 at 08:59:56PM -0500, G. Wade Johnson wrote:
> I recently ran into a question while working on a debugging tool that
> I think this group may be best suited to answer.
> 
> How likely is an HTTP response with a MIME type of multipart/*?
> 
>   1. theoretically possible, but not actually done.
>   2. used in research but not in actual practice. 
>   3. used in some very specialized applications.
>   4. incredibly common, and I'd have to be an idiot for not noticing.
>   5. other answer

The mozilla bug tracking tool, bugzilla uses this for the results page.
I have also seen it used for 'streaming' jpg under netscape.

Regards,

Matthew

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