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Re: revised suggested registered names for character sets

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@liege.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Thu, 06 Jun 1996 07:38:07 -0700
To: jg@w3.org
Cc: masinter@parc.xerox.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9606060738.aa28600@paris.ics.uci.edu>
Close, but there were a couple problems.  I think Larry wanted something
more like

> 19.8.1 Charset Registry
> 
> The following names should be added to the IANA character set registry
> under the category "Preferred MIME name" and this section deleted.
> 
      "US-ASCII"
      "ISO-8859-1"     "ISO-8859-2"     "ISO-8859-3"
      "ISO-8859-4"     "ISO-8859-5"     "ISO-8859-6"
      "ISO-8859-7"     "ISO-8859-8"     "ISO-8859-9"
      "ISO-2022-JP"    "ISO-2022-JP-2"  "ISO-2022-KR"
      "GB2312"         "BIG5"           "KOI8-R"
      "SHIFT_JIS"
      "EUC-KR"   (for EXTENDED_UNIX_CODE_PACKED_FORMAT_FOR_KOREAN)
      "EUC-JP"   (for EXTENDED_UNIX_CODE_PACKED_FORMAT_FOR_JAPANESE)
      "UCS-4"    (for ISO-10646)
      "UCS-2"    (for UNICODE-1-1)
      "UTF-7"    (for UNICODE-1-1-UTF-7)
      "UTF-8"    (for UNICODE-1-1-UTF-8)

[I don't know the descriptive names for GB2312, BIG5 and KOI8-R.]


 ...Roy T. Fielding
    Department of Information & Computer Science    (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92717-3425    fax:+1(714)824-4056
    http://www.ics.uci.edu/~fielding/
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