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Tag Image File Format Fax eXtended (TIFF-FX) - image/tiff-fx MIME Sub-type Registration (RFC3950)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000049281D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09
Document File: 9 page(s) / 14K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

L. McIntyre: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document describes the registration of the MIME sub-type image/tiff-fx. The encodings are defined by File Format for Internet Fax and its extensions.

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Network Working Group                                        L. McIntyre

Request for Comments: 3950                                    Consultant

Obsoletes: 3250                                               G. Parsons

Category: Standards Track                                Nortel Networks

                                                             J. Rafferty

                                                   Brooktrout Technology

                                                           February 2005

      Tag Image File Format Fax eXtended (TIFF-FX) - image/tiff-fx

                       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 (2005).

Abstract

   This document describes the registration of the MIME sub-type

   image/tiff-fx.  The encodings are defined by File Format for Internet

   Fax and its extensions.

1.  Introduction

   This document describes the registration of the MIME sub-type

   image/tiff-fx.  The encodings are defined by File Format for Internet

   Fax [TIFF-FX] and its extensions.

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

   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 BCP 14, RFC 2119

   [REQ].

2.  TIFF-FX Definition

   Tag Image File Format Fax eXtended (TIFF-FX), is defined in detail by

   RFC 3949, "File Format for Internet Fax" [TIFF-FX].

McIntyre, et al.            Standards Track                     [Page 1]

RFC 3950                     image/tiff-fx                 February 2005

   While a brief scope and feature description is provided in this

   section as background information, the reader is directed to the

   original TIFF-FX specification (File Format for Internet Fax) to

   obtain complete feature and technical details.

2.1.  TIFF-FX Scope

   This document defines a TIFF-based file format specification for

   enabling standardized messaging-based fax over the Internet.  It

   specifies the TIFF fields and field values required for compatibility

   with the existing I...