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Re: Handling of MIME types for markup?

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 11:35:42 +0100 (BST)
To: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
cc: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>, W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.21.0104201127300.468-100000@fenris.webthing.com>

> What do servers do in the real world when you don't send Accept? Can we get
> away with not sending it or will servers suddenly start returning errors?

Accept: is always optional in HTTP.  I'm not aware of any server that
has trouble with its absence.

Nick Kew
Received on Friday, 20 April 2001 10:54:48 UTC

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