Re: request for new forms submission consensushenry strickland <email@example.com>
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Subject: Re: request for new forms submission consensus
To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Kevin Altis)
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 93 13:15:51 PDT
From: henry strickland <email@example.com>
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
In-reply-to: <9310111937.AA18283@rs042.scic.intel.com>; from "Kevin Altis" at Oct 11, 93 12:33 pm
# I "third" the vote for MIME encodings, I think we will we in great shape
# for the future. Not only can we do complex types such as audio, video...
# but we can also do complex encodings, including encryption when standards
# become available.
MIME has thought about all these issues and come up with
*practical* approaches to them. WWW should use MIME whenever possible,
even when other approaches are "better" from some points of view.
MIME has a lot of experience behind it in Andrew, which had
lots of hypertextish (www-ish) aspects. And the internet future
It should not be hard to find an extensible way to embed MIME
in HTML and HTML in MIME. Notice MIME documents can already
have anchor-names in them (Content-Id:), references to
external documents, etc.