Content Negotiation (conneg) Working Group

Welcome to the Web site for the Content Negotiation (conneg) Working Group. The ietf-medfree mailing list is to discuss negotiating elements of the presentation of documents that are not naturally captured by the MIME Media Type.

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Information for the Working Group

The drafts the Working Group is working on include:

Freeware Source Code

5th Generation Messaging has provided a set of Java source code for a parser of feature set expressions in the form described in RFC2533, and an implementation of feature set matching that is a revised form of the algorithm described in RFC2533. (The revised algorithm description will be published in the forthcoming Internet Draft draft-klyne-conneg-feature-match.) The code is in the form of a set of program callable parser and feature set matching classes, together with a test harness that runs as a free-standing Java program. File "FSMNotes.txt" contains some general information about the program; more detailed information is in the form of embedded "javadoc" comments that may be extracted to HTML by the standard javadoc utility.

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