Re: Charset parameter [Was: Tentative Agenda for IETF meeting ]

Roy T. Fielding (fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU)
Fri, 2 Dec 94 22:48:59 EST

>>Well, "accept:" is part of the HTTP protocol, not HTML. In any case,
>>whether the protocol is
> Yes, you and I discussed this before. There is a need for this to be
> mentioned in the HTML 2.0 draft if it is accepted by the http-wg
> people. Are you going to propose it over there? Timing seems critical.
> I'd like to say thanks for proposing a way to make my somewhat
> abstract (and somewhat disorganised!) ideas actually happen.
> (BTW. In my last posting, I meant "text/html; charset=xxxx" as we had
> discussed. Sorry for the slip.)

Accept: text/html;charset=whatever

already exists in the HTTP/1.0 protocol.

.....Roy Fielding ICS Grad Student, University of California, Irvine USA