For Internet Printing Protocol: A new MIME proposal for ASCII

For Internet Printing Protocol: A new MIME proposal for ASCII

For Internet Printing Protocol: A new MIME proposal for ASCII

Tom Hastings hastings at cp10.es.xerox.com
Fri Nov 8 01:53:57 EST 1996


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>Subject: Re: Alternative Languages and Encoding for LDPA
>From: Larry Masinter <masinter at parc.xerox.com>
>Date: Tue, 5 Nov 1996 21:49:47 PST
>
>Apropos the discussion of 'ascii' encoding of attributes & values:
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> A Revised Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts 
> directories.                                                              
>
>       Title     : MIME Parameter Value and Encoded Words:  Character Sets,
>                   Language, and Continuations                             
>       Author(s) : N. Freed, K. Moore
>       Filename  : draft-freed-pvcsc-01.txt
>       Pages     : 10
>       Date      : 11/04/1996
>
>This memo defines extensions to the RFC MIME-IMB media type 
>and RFC 1806 disposition parameter value mechanisms to 
>provide (1) a means to specify parameter values in character sets 
>other than US-ASCII,  (2) to specify the language to be used should 
>the value be displayed, and (3) a continuation mechanism for long 
>parameter values to avoid problems with header line wrapping.


>                
>This memo also defines an extension to the encoded words defined in RFC 
>MIME-HEADERS to allow the specification of the language to be used for 
>display as well as the character set.                                      
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