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Re: Multiple Content-Location headers

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@eps.inso.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 1998 16:47:36 GMT
Message-Id: <199801141645.QAA01649@nathaniel.eps.inso.com>
To: jg@pa.dec.com
Cc: Stef@nma.com, jpalme@dsv.su.se, lawrence@agranat.com, mhtml@segate.sunet.se, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
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>But back to the present: Mail archives in the Web are typically handled
>by a program that takes mail messages as input and generates HTML as a set
>of Web documents. An equally plausible extension to handle mhtml is
>to retrieve the attached documents at the time the HTML is generated
>from the mail message, rather than presuming the data is inline.
>This requires no protocol support beyond what exists today (though
>arguably is not as atomic in nature). 

Interestingly enough, one MIME-SGML proposal (the one that MIME-HTML
is *not* based upon) could handle both cases perfectly well, even
without multipart/related.
Received on Wednesday, 14 January 1998 10:53:14 UTC

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