Re: Intelligent Rating Systems

Ken Meyering (immedia@netwest.com)
Mon, 26 Jun 1995 18:08:03 -0700


Message-Id: <199506270110.SAA24868@saguaro.netwest.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 1995 18:08:03 -0700
To: bede@scotty.mitre.org, www-talk@www10.w3.org
From: immedia@netwest.com (Ken Meyering)
Subject: RE: Intelligent Rating Systems
Cc: peterd@bunyip.com, marc@matahari.ckm.ucsf.edu, michael@junction.net,

At 08:05 PM 6/26/95 -0400, bede@scotty.mitre.org wrote:


>In this scheme, the HTTP client might receive a header like this:
>
>    Content-Rating: MPAA "PG13+AC+AL"
>
>The client might also *send* a header like this as part of a
>negotiation, as is now the case with "Accept:" headers.  In the case
>of a server, though, the server is claiming that the "MPAA" rated the
>attached document "PG13+AC+AL".  The client is free to verify this
>claim, possibly by using a "content-rating" protocol.

How would this scheme handle the following URL?  (Pardon my honesty.)

   http://www.penthousemag.com/magazine/p06jun/06pet06.jpg

Ken Meyering
immedia@netwest.com
http://www.netwest.com/~immedia