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Re: Multiple language efforts?

From: <wmperry@spry.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 95 11:33 PDT
Message-Id: <m0s2NWa-00000EC@monolith>
To: batie@ibeam.jf.intel.com
Cc: Multiple recipients of list <www-talk@www10.w3.org>
Alan Batie writes:
> I'm wondering if anyone has other options for dealing with multiple language
> content management.  The "obvious", but not very appealing, solutions are to
> have separate logical content trees, whether on the same server or not, and
> whether in parallel directory trees or in the same directories.  A suggestion
> was recently made to me that it would be nice if the browsers could select a
> "preferred" language, and retrieve that if available, else retrieve the
> default.  I know that something similar is already possible with respect to
> images, but I don't think it's really used --- the server doesn't send back
> the embedded images unless the browser asks for them anyhow.  Thoughts?

  I'm pretty sure you can do this with the cern server via
content-negotiation and the Accept-Language parameter.  I don't have my
docs with me right now though, so I can't check.  Anyone else have any
thoughts?

-Bill P.
Received on Friday, 21 April 1995 14:34:02 UTC

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