[gopher] Re: Encouraging MIME types
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On Sunday 15 September 2002 08:31, Thomas Thurman wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Sep 2002, Trevor wrote:
> > Cameron Kaiser wrote:
> > > > 2) A new Gopher type, 'm', is to be implemented which tells a client
> > > > to check the MIME type in the Gopher+ space.
> > >
> > > This is a nice idea, but what should a non-Gopher+ client do with it?
> > a non-gopher+ client should just ignore it or identify it as an unknown
> > type
> Perhaps we could have another type to pass the MIME type into gopher0
> clients: say '^' could mean that the label part of the line contains the
> MIME type of the most recent line of type 'm'.
I would assume that any clients that don't support Gopher+ now (or won't do so
soon) aren't being updated anyway. So it's rather silly to add anything new
to the Gopher0 protocol.
X windows: The Cutting Edge of Obsolenscence.
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