Multiple Language Content Type

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Nik Tomkinson  , Nathaniel Borenstein 
Last updated 2015-10-15
Replaced by RFC 8255
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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 code and selected by the email client based on a user's language settings or locale.


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Nathaniel Borenstein (

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