Re: FTP type proposed solution..

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 20:04:41 +0100

Why? I think it is enought to be able to choose between
1. no type, Automatic selection (based on extension and known names)
2. type=a, Ascii transfer (text/plain)
3. type=i, Binary transfer (application/octet-stream)
4. type=d, Directory

I don's see the need for users to specify mime type.

Henrik Nordström
Nigel Metheringham wrote:
> OK, how about extending this and adding the following
>         ;mime=<type>/<subtype>
> ftpget then just sends this mime type as the content-type of the result.
Received on Wed Feb 26 1997 - 12:09:42 MST

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