Re: default return is "text/html"?

Paul Phillips (
Thu, 14 Jul 1994 00:33:11 +0200

Indeed. I can see a lot more situations where I would want a default of
text/plain than one of text/html. I think at this point, it's a very
good idea to have this configurable by server and browser.

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On Wed, 13 Jul 1994, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> The problem seems pretty simple - the browsers should allow the user to
> set the default type for rendering (and this should be settable on the
> fly) and the server's default type should be easy to set, too. One of
> the sites I maintain has mostly text files, so I set the default there to
> text/plain. This is consistant with "liberal with what you accept,
> conservative with what you spend".
> Brian