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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