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Re: New Requirements Draft

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@kiwi.ics.uci.edu>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 1997 03:50:05 -0700
To: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <9708290354.aa21599@paris.ics.uci.edu>
>If you are doing variants in HTTP then you are using accept headers. If
>you are not using accept headers and are working in HTTP then you are
>not doing variants.
>	It really is just that simple.
>			Yaron

Nope.  Accept headers are used in server-driven negotiation.  Agent-driven
negotiation uses other means, and that is part of HTTP even if people
haven't figured out how to implement it automatically.

Received on Friday, 29 August 1997 06:54:59 UTC

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