Re: Which header field to use for entity author/contact.

John Franks (
Wed, 19 Jul 1995 22:00:45 -0500

In article <> you write:
>P.S. The HTML draft clearly states that the server MAY read the document
><HEAD> to generate header fields. Do any servers currently do this?
>(I'm reasonably certain the CERN httpd does not - although the meta
>data file can be used to the same end).

The WN server reads the <head> of any HTML document at the time that
document is entered in the per directory database of served documents.
It extracts the title, expiration, keywords and any http-equiv fields
and creates the appropriate HTTP headers.

John Franks