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RFC 8187 on Indicating Character Encoding and Language for HTTP Header Field Parameters

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        RFC 8187

        Title:      Indicating Character Encoding and Language 
                    for HTTP Header Field Parameters 
        Author:     J. Reschke
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       September 2017
        Mailbox:    julian.reschke@greenbytes.de
        Pages:      13
        Characters: 28118
        Obsoletes:  RFC 5987

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-httpbis-rfc5987bis-05.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8187

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8187

By default, header field values in Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
messages cannot easily carry characters outside the US-ASCII coded
character set.  RFC 2231 defines an encoding mechanism for use in
parameters inside Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) header
field values.  This document specifies an encoding suitable for use
in HTTP header fields that is compatible with a simplified profile of
the encoding defined in RFC 2231.

This document obsoletes RFC 5987.

This document is a product of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Bis Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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