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BCP 19

RFC 2978

"IANA Charset Registration Procedures", October 2000

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2978.txt
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Obsoletes:
RFC 2278
Authors:
N. Freed
J. Postel
Stream:
[Legacy]

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Abstract

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) and various other Internet protocols are capable of using many different charsets. This in turn means that the ability to label different charsets is essential. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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