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From Alexei Kosut <>
Subject Re: Content-type "image/gif;qs=0.5" breaks browsers.
Date Fri, 19 Jul 1996 19:41:31 GMT
On Fri, 19 Jul 1996 wrote:

> RFC-1867 File Uploads set the Mime boundary as a parameter in the
> content type field as well.  I use file uploads extensively to distribute
> software and would hate to see that broken.
> Then again, that is only for stuff going to the other way (browser->server)
> so perhaps this isn't relevant to this discussion at all.

No, it's relavent. There are lots of occasions to send multipart media
types browser->server. HTTP/1.1's multipart/byteranges is one, for
example. And they all need boundary paramaters.

-- Alexei Kosut <>            The Apache HTTP Server

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