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Re: New Requirements Draft

From: Ben Laurie <ben@algroup.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 1997 16:38:54 +0100
Message-ID: <3406ED0E.6BBBFA82@algroup.co.uk>
To: (wrong string) ürst" <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
CC: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>, "'Judith Slein'" <slein@wrc.xerox.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Martin J. Dürst wrote:
> That these two things (the properties as expressed in response
> headers and the accept headers) can be separated is very nicely
> show in the Apache implementation of negotiation. Apache first
> uses a very simple naming scheme convention to find all possible
> variants. It then calculates, for each variant, what the
> Content-language (and other) headers would look like, by using
> subrequest. The negotiation logic together with the Accept headers
> then decides which variant to serve.

This is one way Apache handles variants. It is also possible to use a
"type-map" file to manually configure the variants.



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