Re: launching executables through HTML files (Marc Andreessen)
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 93 02:41:52 -0500
From: (Marc Andreessen)
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To: George Phillips <>
Subject: Re: launching executables through HTML files 
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George Phillips writes:
> Well, arguably this is just as messy.  But, believe it or not, I don't
> care as long as it will do the job.  I'm probably missing something
> about the MIME structure of things, but don't you still need some
> sort of URL to get the ball rolling (and keep it rolling)?  Can you
> actually say something like:
> 	Other <A HREF=
> 	Content-type: exec/x-local
> 	/usr/local/rn.html /newsgrouplist
> 	>newsgroups</A>

You'd want, let's see...

Other <A HREF="foobar.mime">newsgroups</A>

Where foobar.mime contained...

Content-type: exec/x-local

/usr/local/rn.html /newsgrouplist

...or something like that.  I guess.  (Somebody yell at me if I'm