Re: new html extension proposal

> The functionality described in this X-ALTSRC tag would be very similiar to
> the Content Negotiation currently in HTTP.  I would be against this HTML
> addition if only for the sole reason it would slow down awareness and use of
> the existing content negotiation capabilities of HTTP.

More than that 'sole reason', content negotiation allows for a server
to support embedded gif, jpeg, pdf, and java. X-ALTSRC restricts the
service to support only one kind of extension instead of multiple

Received on Monday, 21 August 1995 13:47:51 UTC