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From Roy Fielding <>
Subject Re: Java Browser
Date Tue, 19 Sep 1995 22:51:19 GMT
>The browser is sending the following Accept: header
>Accept: text/html,image/gif,*,q=.2,*/*,q=.2
>In the cases where it failed to load an image, there was no other
>variant besides a .gif.  I've gotten in the habit of writing the
>HTML to request *most* files without an extension so that they
>could be changed rather painlessly.
>What's the effect of the single '*'?
>Could someone give me a server interpretation of this?

Gack! Puke.  Splat.

That's about the only interpretation possible.


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