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Encoding Header Field for Internet Messages (RFC1505)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002334D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 29 page(s) / 59K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Costanzo: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document expands upon the elective experimental Encoding header field which permits the mailing of multi-part, multi-structured messages. It replaces RFC 1154 [1].

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Network Working Group A. Costanzo

Request for Comments: 1505 AKC Consulting

Obsoletes: 1154 D. Robinson

Computervision Corporation

R. Ullmann

August 1993

Encoding Header Field for Internet Messages

Status of this Memo

This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet

community. It does not specify an Internet standard. Discussion and

suggestions for improvement are requested. Please refer to the

current edition of the "IAB Official Protocol Standards" for the

standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution of

this memo is unlimited.

IESG Note

Note that a standards-track technology already exists in this area

[11].

Abstract

This document expands upon the elective experimental Encoding header

field which permits the mailing of multi-part, multi-structured

messages. It replaces RFC 1154 [1].

Table of Contents

1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

2. The Encoding Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

2.1 Format of the Encoding Field . . . . . . . . . . . 3

2.2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

2.3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

2.3.1 Nested Keywords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

2.4 Comments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

3. Encodings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

3.1 Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

3.2 Message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

3.3 Hex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

3.4 EVFU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

3.5 EDI-X12 and EDIFACT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

3.6 FS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

3.7 LZJU90 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

3.8 LZW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

3.9 UUENCODE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

3.10 PEM and PEM-Clear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

3.11 PGP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

3.12 Signature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

3.13 TAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....