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HTTP and HTML Metadata Linking Mechanism

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Andrew Daviel
Last updated 1997-05-15
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This memo describes a method of linking resource metadata to resource objects using HTTP headers or HTML hyperlinks. The method uses features which exist in HTTP/1.0 and HTML 2.0, namely the Link element, to reference metadata of arbitrary MIME type from resources of arbitrary MIME type.


Andrew Daviel

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