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5 Standards

The Emacs MIME library implements handling of various elements according to a (somewhat) large number of RFCs, drafts and standards documents. This chapter lists the relevant ones. They can all be fetched from http://quimby.gnus.org/notes/.

RFC822
STD11
Standard for the Format of ARPA Internet Text Messages.
RFC1036
Standard for Interchange of USENET Messages
RFC2045
Format of Internet Message Bodies
RFC2046
Media Types
RFC2047
Message Header Extensions for Non-ASCII Text
RFC2048
Registration Procedures
RFC2049
Conformance Criteria and Examples
RFC2231
MIME Parameter Value and Encoded Word Extensions: Character Sets, Languages, and Continuations
RFC1843
HZ—A Data Format for Exchanging Files of Arbitrarily Mixed Chinese and ASCII characters
draft-ietf-drums-msg-fmt-05.txt
Draft for the successor of RFC822
RFC2112
The MIME Multipart/Related Content-type
RFC1892
The Multipart/Report Content Type for the Reporting of Mail System Administrative Messages
RFC2183
Communicating Presentation Information in Internet Messages: The Content-Disposition Header Field
RFC2646
Documentation of the text/plain format parameter for flowed text.