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Re: revised suggested registered names for character sets

From: Keld J|rn Simonsen <keld@dkuug.dk>
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 1996 12:13:04 +0200
Message-Id: <199606071013.MAA28072@dkuug.dk>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@liege.ICS.UCI.EDU>, jg@w3.org, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Cc: masinter@parc.xerox.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
"Roy T. Fielding" writes:

> 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.]

Please also add "MNEM"

Keld
Received on Friday, 7 June 1996 03:17:57 EDT

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