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Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part Four: Registration Procedures (RFC4289)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000132151D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Dec-09
Document File: 12 page(s) / 22K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

N. Freed: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This document specifies IANA registration procedures for MIME external body access types and content-transfer-encodings.

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Network Working Group                                           N. Freed
Request for Comments: 4289                              Sun Microsystems
BCP: 13                                                       J. Klensin
Obsoletes: 2048                                            December 2005
Category: Best Current Practice


        Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part Four:
                        Registration Procedures

Status of This Memo

   This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
   Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
   improvements.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2005).

Abstract

   This document specifies IANA registration procedures for MIME
   external body access types and content-transfer-encodings.

Freed & Klensin          Best Current Practice                  [Page 1]
RFC 4289                   MIME Registration               December 2005


Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................2
   2. External Body Access Types ......................................3
      2.1. Registration Requirements ..................................3
         2.1.1. Naming Requirements ...................................3
         2.1.2. Mechanism Specification Requirements ..................3
         2.1.3. Publication Requirements ..............................4
         2.1.4. Security Requirements .................................4
      2.2. Registration Procedure .....................................4
         2.2.1. Present the Access Type to the Community ..............4
         2.2.2. Access Type Reviewer ..................................4
         2.2.3. IANA Registration .....................................5
      2.3. Location of Registered Access Type List ....................5
      2.4. IANA Procedures for Registering Access Types ...............5
   3. Transfer Encodings ..............................................5
      3.1. Transfer Encoding Requirements .............................6
         3.1.1. Naming Requirements ...................................6
         3.1.2. Algorithm Specification Requirements ..................6
         3.1.3. Input Domain Requirements .............................6
         3.1.4. Output Range Requirements .............................6
         3.1.5. Data Integrity and Generality Requirements ............7
         3.1.6. New Functionality Requirements ........................7
         3.1.7. Security Requirements...