Re: Registration of new charset "UTF-16"

Chris Newman (Chris.Newman@INNOSOFT.COM)
Tue, 12 May 1998 13:24:02 -0700 (PDT)


Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 13:24:02 -0700 (PDT)
From: Chris Newman <Chris.Newman@INNOSOFT.COM>
Subject: Re: Registration of new charset "UTF-16"
In-reply-to: <199805060331.AA00901@murata.apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
To: MURATA Makoto <murata@apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
Cc: ietf-charsets@ISI.EDU, murata@fxis.fujixerox.co.jp,
Message-id: <Pine.SOL.3.95.980512132312.11912H-100000@elwood.innosoft.com>

On Wed, 6 May 1998, MURATA Makoto wrote:
> We propose to register UTF-16 as a charset in IANA.  UTF-16 should be 
> sent in network byte order (big-endian).  However, recipients should be 
> able to handle both big-endian and little-endian.

The registration needs to label this as "not permitted for use with MIME
text/* media types".

		- Chris



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