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Re: HTTP header suggestion/request (fwd)

From: MegaZone <megazone@livingston.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 1996 02:56:30 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <199611081056.CAA27992@server.livingston.com>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/1888
Once upon a time Koen Holtman shaped the electrons to say...
>There already is an ad-hoc standard for it:
>  Content-type:        application/octet-stream
>  Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="fname.ext"
>See http://www.ics.uci.edu/pub/ietf/http/hypermail/1996q4/0048.html
>and followups for more information.

Thank you very much.  I'd done quite a bit of digging and asking around but
never stumbled over this one.  I'd just given up and was ready to write a
new proposal.

>If you want to make it into a real standard for HTTP/1.x, you should
>start by writing a small internet-draft.

Is anyone else interested in reviving RFC1806 for incorporation into HTTP/1.1?

Frankly I've never written an internet-draft and I wouldn't mind working with
someone with some experience the first time.

Thanks again.
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