Re: Content-Type for HTML 3.

Brian Gaines (
Fri, 28 Jul 1995 16:54:35 -0500

>What MIME types should I give preference to when the browser does not
>give a desirability factor? Netscape, for example, simply lists the types
>it accepts with no '' parameter.

The current version of Netscape has just opted out of giving any meaningful
information in the Accept: header. It does not list any of the registered
types that helpers accept and this makes format negotiation impossible.
So, until this is fixed, you cannot do anything at the server.


Dr Brian R Gaines Knowledge Science Institute
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