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Windows Image Media Types (RFC7903)

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Original Publication Date: 2016-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Oct-01
Document File: 24 page(s) / 24K

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S. Leonard: AUTHOR

Abstract

1.1. Windows Metafiles

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Independent Submission                                        S. Leonard Request for Comments: 7903                                 Penango, Inc. Category: Informational                                   September 2016 ISSN: 2070-1721

                        Windows Image Media Types

Abstract

   This document registers media types for certain image formats    promulgated in Microsoft Windows, namely image/wmf, image/x-wmf,    image/emf, image/x-emf, and image/bmp for use with Windows Metafile,    Enhanced Metafile, and Windows Bitmap formats.  Originally designed    for Microsoft Windows 2.0 and 3.0, these image files are intended to    be portable between applications and devices, and they may contain    both vector and raster graphics.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This is a contribution to the RFC Series, independently of any other    RFC stream.  The RFC Editor has chosen to publish this document at    its discretion and makes no statement about its value for    implementation or deployment.  Documents approved for publication by    the RFC Editor are not a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7903.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (c) 2016 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.

 Leonard                       Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7903                Windows Image Media Types         September 2016

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................2       1.1. Windows Metafiles ..........................................2       1.2. Windows Bitmaps ............................................3    2. Windows Metafile Media Type Registration Application ............4    3. Enhanced Metafile Media Type Registration Application ...........6    4. Windows Bitmap Media Type Registration Application ..............9    5. IANA Considerations ............................................11    6. Security Considerations ........................................11    7. References ......................................