Re: Registration of new Media Type multipart/form-data

Larry Masinter (
Tue, 11 Apr 95 15:44:05 EDT

> This is a wierd turn of the tables. This type is clearly designed for
> HTTP, but my objections to this type are mostly due to the problems it
> would cause if these things started showing up in MIME email. (which
> they probably will...)

Oh, it is fully intended that HTML forms might include an ACTION URL
that is a "mailto", so that clicking on the 'submit' button would send
MIME mail rather than connect to a HTTP server. So I don't think "this
type is clearly designed for HTTP" is fair.