Re: HTML and MIME?

Tim Berners-Lee (timbl)
Thu, 22 Apr 93 22:01:48 MET DST

HTML and MIME relate as follows. HTML is to be proposed as aMIME
text/html type. This is not only a Good Thing as you note, it also
is essential as the full HTTP protocol send back a MIME message.
That is, it uses RFC822 fields for its headings including the
Content-type field.

Yes, it would be very nice to send HTML mail to people!
For more details, check out click _here_ to check out the
HTTP spec :-)

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