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Equivalences between 1988 X.400 and RFC-822 Message Bodies (RFC1494)

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Original Publication Date: 1993-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-10
Document File: 19 page(s) / 23K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

H. Alvestrand: AUTHOR [+1]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1494: DOI

Abstract

This document describes the content of the "IANA MHS/MIME Equivalence table", and defines the initial configuration of this table. Mappings for new MIME content-types and/or X.400 body part types should be registered with the IANA to minimize redundancy and promote interoperability. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group H. Alvestrand Request for Comments: 1494 SINTEF DELAB S. Thompson Soft*Switch, Inc. August 1993

Equivalences between 1988 X.400 and RFC-822 Message Bodies

Status of this Memo

This RFC specifies an IAB standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "IAB Official Protocol Standards" for the standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction ............................................. 2 2. Equivalence Table Definition ............................. 2 3. Generic conversions ...................................... 3 3.1. Byte copy .............................................. 3 3.2. Text Conversion ........................................ 3 3.3. Image Conversion ....................................... 3 3.4. Tunneling .............................................. 3 4. Conversion Table for known X.400 and MIME Types ......... 4 4.1. MIME to X.400 Table .................................... 4 4.2. X.400 to MIME Table .................................... 4 5. Newly defined X.400 Body Parts ........................... 5 5.1. Use of OBJECT IDENTIFIERs and ASN.1 MACROS ............. 5 5.2. The Generic MIME Extended Body Part .................... 6 5.3. The PostScript body part ............................... 7 5.4. The JPEG body part ..................................... 7 5.5. The GIF body part ...................................... 8 6. Newly defined MIME content-types ......................... 8 6.1. The application/x400-bp content-type ................... 8 6.2. The image/g3fax content-type ........................... 9 6.2.1. G3Fax Parameters ..................................... 9 6.2.2. Content Encoding ..................................... 10 6.3. The Application/ODA content-type ....................... 11 7. Equivalence Definitions ................................... 11 7.1. IA5Text - text/plain .................................... 11 7.2. GeneralText - text/plain (ISO-8859) ..................... 12 7.3. BilaterallyDefined - application/octet-stream .......... 13 7.4. ODA - application/oda ................................... 14 7.5. g3-facsimile - image/g3fax .............................. 15 7.6. application/postscript - postscript-body-part .......... 16 7.7. application/jpeg - jpeg-body-part ....................... 16

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RFC 1494 X.400/MIME Body Equivalences August 1993

7.8. image/gif - gif-body-part ............................... 16 8. OID Assignments ........................................... 17 9. IANA Registration form for new mappings ................... 17 10. Security Considerations .................................. 18 11. Authors’ Addresses ....................................... 18 12. References ............................................... 19

1. Introduction

This document is a companion to [1], whi...

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