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Tag Image File Format (TIFF) - image/tiff MIME Sub-type Registration (RFC3302)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009909D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-27
Document File: 9 page(s) / 15K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

G. Parsons: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This document describes the registration of the MIME sub-type image/tiff. This document refines an earlier sub-type registration in RFC 1528.

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Network Working Group� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � G. Parsons

Request for Comments: 3302� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � Nortel Networks

Obsoletes: 2302� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � J. Rafferty

Category: Standards Track� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � Brooktrout Technology

� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � September 2002

� � � � � � � � � � � � � � 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 (2002).� All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

� � This document describes the registration of the MIME sub-type

� � image/tiff.� This document refines an earlier sub-type registration

� � in RFC 1528.

� � This document obsoletes RFC 2302.

1.� Conventions used in this document

� � The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",

� � "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this

� � document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119 [REQ].

2.� Overview

� � This document describes the registration of the MIME sub-type

� � image/tiff.� The baseline encoding of TIFF (Tag Image File Format) is

� � defined by [TIFF].

3.� Internet Fax Working Group

� � This document is a product of the IETF Internet Fax Working Group.

� � All comments on this document should be forwarded to the email

� � distribution list at <ietf-fax@imc.org>.

Parsons & Rafferty� � � � � � � � � Standards Track� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � [Page 1]

RFC 3302� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � image/tiff� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � September 2002

4.� 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: +1-408-536-6000

� � � � � Fax:� � +1-408-537-6000

� � A copy of this specification can also be found in:

� � http://partners.adobe.com/asn/developer/PDFS/TN/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.

4.1� TIFF Scope

� � TIFF describes image data that typically comes from sc...