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Re: registration of our character sets

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 04 Aug 2002 18:13:17 +0900
To: David Hopwood <david.hopwood@zetnet.co.uk>, ietf-charsets@iana.org
Message-id: <4.2.0.58.J.20020804181200.0214e5e0@localhost>

At 01:32 02/08/04 +0000, David Hopwood wrote:
># This charset is suitable for use in MIME text body parts.
>
>EBCDIC-based charsets are not suitable for MIME, since if the charset tag
>is not recognised it will be treated as US-ASCII (see RFC 2049). MTAs may
>also assume that charsets used for e-mail are based on ASCII (whether they
>should or not).
>
>It should also be checked whether this charset is the same as any of the
>existing EBCDIC charsets.

- I agre with David.

- There is no need to format the registration as an internet draft.
   Just sending the necessary information as part of your mail is enough.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Sunday, 4 August 2002 08:56:51 GMT

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