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From r..@ai.mit.edu (Robert S. Thau)
Subject Re: Problems with Content Negociation (fwd)
Date Wed, 15 May 1996 00:05:29 GMT
> I propose that Apache be updated to default */* to a low q factor, if no
> other q factor is explicitly provided by the client.  Explit MIME types such
> as image/jpeg presumably default to q of .5, so they would be supplied in
> preference to something like image/png.

I actually wanted to do this long ago, but Roy *insisted* on a letter-
perfect implementation of the mechanism specified in the then-current
HTTP/1.0 draft, which required the current (IMHO, broken) behavior.
If it's fine with him to change it now, it's *certainly* fine with me...

rst

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