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From Chuck Murcko <>
Subject Re: browser negotiation
Date Mon, 12 Feb 1996 05:09:50 GMT
Randy Terbush liltingly intones:
> One problem I have with the single file approach is the following:
> It seems that generally the priority for an HTML project can justifiably
> be done using Netscapisms on the first cut. Subsequent work to support
> other browser types could follow and could simply be added by adding
> additional files instead of hacking the netscape files and possible
> adding problems. Changes in a separate set of files would be unlikely
> to effect the others.
> This approach is also more extensible if the browser market further
> fragments itself. It would not require changes in the server code
> to the parsing routines.
> Comments?
Sounds reasonable, more so now that MIE is here with its own concept of
The Right Way to be a Browser

Chuck Murcko	Telebase Systems, Inc.	Wayne PA
And now, on a lighter note:
Heuristics are bug ridden by definition.  If they didn't have bugs,
then they'd be algorithms.

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