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Multiple Language Content Type

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Document Type
This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 8255.
Expired & archived
Authors Nik Tomkinson , Dr. Nathaniel S. Borenstein
Last updated 2016-05-05 (Latest revision 2015-11-02)
Replaces draft-tomkinson-slim-multilangcontent
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document defines an addition to the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) standard to make it possible to send one message that contains multiple language versions of the same information. The translations would be identified by a language tag and selected by the email client based on a user's language settings.


Nik Tomkinson
Dr. Nathaniel S. Borenstein

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)