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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@kiwi.ics.uci.edu>
Subject Re: Order of negotiation (was: Re: Docs problems?)
Date Sat, 09 Aug 1997 01:02:28 GMT
>What really is missing from mod_negotiation, in my opinion, is a way to
>set quality values on a directory or server-wide way. For example:
>
>  SetQuality text/plain 0.9
>
>to make negotiation prefer text/html types first. But this was veteod by
>the group a long time ago in preference to building .var files containing
>all the variants.

Because there is no correlation between media type and quality of source.
If you want such a thing, then it must be a preference list to be applied
iff the best quality is equal for multiple variants.

....Roy

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