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Tag Image File Format (TIFF) - image/tiff MIME Sub-type Registration (RFC2302)

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Original Publication Date: 1998-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 10 page(s) / 13K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

G. Parsons: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document describes the registration of the MIME sub-type image/tiff. The baseline encoding is defined by [TIFF]. This document refines an earlier sub-type registration in RFC 1528 [TPC.INT].

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Network Working Group G. Parsons

Request for Comments: 2302 Northern Telecom

Category: Standards Track J. Rafferty

Human Communications

S. Zilles

Adobe Systems, Inc.

March 1998

Tag Image File Format (TIFF) - image/tiff

MIME Sub-type Registration

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the

Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet

Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state

and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1998). All Rights Reserved.

Overview

This document describes the registration of the MIME sub-type

image/tiff. The baseline encoding is defined by [TIFF].

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1. Abstract

This document describes the registration of the MIME sub-type

image/tiff. The baseline encoding is defined by [TIFF]. This

document refines an earlier sub-type registration in RFC 1528

[TPC.INT].

2. TIFF Definition

TIFF (Tag Image File Format) Revision 6.0 is defined in detail by

Adobe in [TIFF]. The documentation can be obtained from Adobe at:

Adobe Developers Association

Adobe Systems Incorporated

345 Park Avenue

San Jose, CA 95110-2704

Phone: 408-536-6000

Fax: 408-537-6000

A copy of this specification can also be found in:

ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/devrelations/devtechnotes/pdffiles/

tiff6.pdf

While a brief scope and feature description is provided in this

section as background information, the reader is directed to the

original TIFF specification [TIFF] to obtain complete feature and

technical details.

2.1 TIFF Scope

TIFF describes image data that typically comes from scanners, frame

grabbers, and paint- and photo-retouching programs. TIFF is not a

printer language or page description language. The purpose of TIFF is

to describe and store raster image data. A primary goal of TIFF is

to provide a rich environment within which applications can exchange

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