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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

RFC 5322
Internet Message Format
RFC 5536
Netnews Article Format
RFC 2045
Format of Internet Message Bodies
RFC 2046
Media Types
RFC 2047
Message Header Extensions for Non-ASCII Text
RFC 6838
Media Type Specifications and Registration Procedures
RFC 4289
Registration Procedures (obsoleting RFC 2048)
RFC 2049
Conformance Criteria and Examples
RFC 2231
MIME Parameter Value and Encoded Word Extensions: Character Sets, Languages, and Continuations
RFC 1843
HZ—A Data Format for Exchanging Files of Arbitrarily Mixed Chinese and ASCII characters
RFC 2387
The MIME Multipart/Related Content-type
RFC 6522
STD 73
The Multipart/Report Media Type for the Reporting of Mail System Administrative Messages
RFC 2183
Communicating Presentation Information in Internet Messages: The Content-Disposition Header Field
RFC 3676
The Text/Plain Format and DelSp Parameters