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Subject: [gopher] Re: Encouraging MIME types
From: Timm Murray <hardburn@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 15:14:00 -0500
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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.

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