An MGET proposal for HTTP

ts (
Mon, 31 Oct 1994 15:42:08 +0100

> If you take the view that they don't, then the optimisation that Guy speaks
> of is reasonable. Although what his scripts do with, say
> text/html, text/plain, image/*
> or
> text/html, text/plain, */*
> would be interesting to discover. On the other hand, does that mean that a
> client that sends
> GET document.whatever HTTP/version
> Accept: text/html, text/plain, image/gif
> is going to be happy getting a rasterised image of the page as a GIF?

Actually this script check only "image/gif" and send a clickable map
(ISMAP). It don't check "*/*" (or "*") because all browsers (I think) send
this Accept type and I don't want send a GIF image to see the magic word
"<IMAGE>" and can't use it.

Guy Decoux