This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
A browser sends the accept details along with the request (i.e. what all type of data it can read in the server response), Then why the server needs to response back the mime type. I mean it should simply send the response without the mime type since it already knows the type of data the browser can read. So, what is the importance of a mime??