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Re: A common registry for MIME headers?

From: Alex Hopmann <hopmann@holonet.net>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 21:47:59 -0800
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <01bcfd53$839627a0$3e56369d@feather.dns.microsoft.com>
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/4830

Larry Masinter wrote:
>I personally think it would be better if there were a common
>registry for 'headers' that included the list of which
>were useful in HTTP, EMail, NetNews, within particular multipart
>types, etc.
>I think it would help in future coordination between extensions
>of mail, news, other kinds of 'push', etc.
>Do you support using the same registry for HTTP and other applications
>of MIME?

That sounds like a good idea to me. I think Jacob Palme has already started
such a registry for the email realm, and I suspect he might be happy to
expand its scope.

Alex Hopmann
Microsoft Corporation
Received on Saturday, 29 November 1997 22:01:59 UTC

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