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IETF RFC 8187

Indicating Character Encoding and Language for HTTP Header Field Parameters

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Organization: IETF
Publication Date: 1 September 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 13
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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.

Document History

IETF RFC 8187
September 1, 2017
Indicating Character Encoding and Language for HTTP Header Field Parameters
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...

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