ACAP TYPE Extension

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (acap WG)
Author Rob Earhart 
Last updated 1998-03-13
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at


The Application Configuration Access Protocol [ACAP] defines rough typing information in the form of an attribute naming convention. This extension to ACAP allows a MIME content-type/subtype with parameters to be associated with a given piece of data, providing knowledgeable clients with useful information in a way which maintains compatability with innocent clients and servers.


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