[rfc-dist] RFC 6657 on Update to MIME regarding "charset" Parameter Handling in Textual Media Types

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        RFC 6657

        Title:      Update to MIME regarding "charset" 
                    Parameter Handling in Textual Media Types 
        Author:     A. Melnikov, J. Reschke
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       July 2012
        Mailbox:    Alexey.Melnikov at isode.com, 
                    julian.reschke at greenbytes.de
        Pages:      6
        Characters: 10111
        Updates:    RFC2046

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-appsawg-mime-default-charset-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6657.txt

This document changes RFC 2046 rules regarding default "charset"
parameter values for "text/*" media types to better align with common
usage by existing clients and servers.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This document is a product of the Applications Area Working Group Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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