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IETF - RFC 5987

Character Set and Language Encoding for Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Header Field Parameters

inactive, Most Current
Organization: IETF
Publication Date: 1 August 2010
Status: inactive
Page Count: 10
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By default, message header field parameters in Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) messages cannot carry characters outside the ISO- 8859-1 character set. RFC 2231 defines an encoding mechanism for use in Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) headers. This document specifies an encoding suitable for use in HTTP header fields that is compatible with a profile of the encoding defined in RFC 2231.

Document History

RFC 5987
August 1, 2010
Character Set and Language Encoding for Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Header Field Parameters
By default, message header field parameters in Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) messages cannot carry characters outside the ISO- 8859-1 character set. RFC 2231 defines an encoding mechanism for...

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