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Re: distinguishing browser types

From: H&kon W Lie <howcome@dxcern.cern.ch>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 1995 02:04:14 --100
Message-Id: <9504250004.AA19471@www4.cern.ch>
To: www-talk@www10.w3.org
lilley@afsmail.cern.ch writes:

 > Arena (all versions that I have used, from 0.90 onwards) send out 
 > Accept: headers based on your .mailcap, but not the system wide mailcap,
 > for example


 > Note that there are good quality factors for the HTML formats. I had 
 > thought it sent out the stuff from /usr/local/lib/mailcap too, but 
 > obviously not; a pity.

>From RFC 1343 (June 1992) :

            Location of the Mailcap File(s)

            For UNIX, a path search of mailcap files is specified.   The
            default  path  search is specified as including at least the


            However,  this  path  may  itself  be  overridden  by a path
            specified by the MAILCAPS environment variable.

This is what Arena currently supports.


Hakon W Lie, WWW project CERN, CH-1211 Geneva 23
Received on Monday, 24 April 1995 20:04:21 UTC

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