Re: Distributing 16-bit HTML/XML source files?

Benjamin Franz (snowhare@netimages.com)
Fri, 19 Dec 1997 13:59:27 -0800 (PST)


Date: Fri, 19 Dec 1997 13:59:27 -0800 (PST)
From: Benjamin Franz <snowhare@netimages.com>
To: "Neil St.Laurent" <neil@bigpic.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <199712192035.NAA02498@underworld.bigpic.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.971219133938.643C-100000@ns.viet.net>
Subject: Re: Distributing 16-bit HTML/XML source files?

On Fri, 19 Dec 1997, Neil St.Laurent wrote:

> What are the relevant standards on serving native 16bit unicode source files?
> 
> I'm assuming network byte ordering, but what is the correct MIME 
> type?

For HTML, it would be:

text/html; charset=ISO-10646-UCS-2

> Is there an accepted extension for unicode files? We just append ".u" 
> to everything, ex. index.html.u

Not that I know of, and it doesn't really matter. File extension to MIME
type mapping is a local issue. The sent Content-Type is the only thing
that actually matters. 

-- 
Benjamin Franz