Re: International Document Server Support (Matt Ranney)
From:	(Matt Ranney)
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Subject: Re: International Document Server Support
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 1993 12:44:00 -0600 (CST)
Cc: (WWW Mailing list)
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) > Now how to solve this problem;  I would think the best way to solve this
) > is to have a clients post a message that they accept:
) >         language/norwegian
) >         language/english
) > is this reasonable, or should there be a better way?

I would like this as well.  It seems the cleanest way.  It would, of
course, require modification of all the browsers.

) name of the client.  This means that for instance clients that run on
) hosts with names that ends with .no, get Norwegian replies while all
) others get English replies.

That works for some cases, but I have some users in my office who
would always want the Japanese versions if available, and most who'd
always want the English.  Since we're in the same office, not only is
the domain name the same, but many times even the hostname is
identical, since some people are on X-terminals.
Matt Ranney -
  "You know, I don't think theres a man, woman, or child alive today
   who doesn't enjoy a lovely beverage."  -DL