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Re: Proposals for 10646/Uni

1993-12-21 06:11:35
At  2:12 PM 12/20/93 -0800, David Goldsmith wrote:
UTF-7 is somewhat like a content transfer encoding. We briefly considered
proposing it as such, but 1) in MIME, new content transfer encodings are
explicitly and strongly discouraged

If it quacks like a duck....

Whatever you call that thing, it's a CTE, and falls under the discouragement.

Which doesn't mean it can't be a new CTE, if that's REALLY what is needed.

Steve Dorner, Qualcomm Inc.
    "Don't give up hope.  Everyone is cured sooner or later.
     In the end we shall shoot you."  - George Orwell

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