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

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

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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...