Re: default return is "text/html"?

Paul Phillips (
Wed, 13 Jul 1994 13:39:24 -0700 (PDT)

Indeed. I can see a lot more situations where I would want a default of
text/plain than one of text/html. I think at this point, it's a very
good idea to have this configurable by server and browser.

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On Wed, 13 Jul 1994, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> The problem seems pretty simple - the browsers should allow the user to > set the default type for rendering (and this should be settable on the > fly) and the server's default type should be easy to set, too. One of > the sites I maintain has mostly text files, so I set the default there to > text/plain. This is consistant with "liberal with what you accept, > conservative with what you spend". > > Brian > >