Re: i18n and Unicode/10646

Marc VanHeyningen (
Wed, 7 Dec 1994 14:39:32 +0100

> > Another issue with using straight Unicode is that the MIME spec (at least,
> > the new draft version) specifies that all subtypes of the "text" content
> > type must use CRLF (0x0D 0x0A) line feed conventions, which rules out any
> > character set that does not use ASCII as a base, and certainly rules out a
> > 16 bit character set like Unicode.
> Perhaps you can be specific about draft states this. As far as I can
> tell, the rule for "text" and end-of-line only are for those text
> types that use charset=US-ASCII.

As he said, it's in the latest draft version. To be specific, it's section of draft-ietf-822ext-mime-imb-01.