Re: i18n and Unicode/10646

Larry Masinter (
Tue, 6 Dec 1994 17:34:23 PST

> 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.