RFC 2781

UTF-16, an encoding of ISO 10646, February 2000

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2781.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
P. Hoffman
F. Yergeau
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2781

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Abstract

This document describes the UTF-16 encoding of Unicode/ISO-10646, addresses the issues of serializing UTF-16 as an octet stream for transmission over the Internet, discusses MIME charset naming as described in [CHARSET-REG], and contains the registration for three MIME charset parameter values: UTF-16BE (big-endian), UTF-16LE (little- endian), and UTF-16. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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