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Registration for the 'widetext' Media Type

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Paul E. Hoffman
Last updated 1998-12-15
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This document defines a new MIME top-level media type, 'widetext', which can be used to carry text that employs the UTF-16 character encoding scheme. The use of the 'widetext' media type is limited to text-like MIME bodies that cannot be represented using the 'text' media type.


Paul E. Hoffman

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