The mailing list for specifying EDI encapsulation within Mime has been
quite active. However, my sense is that virtually none of the Mime
technical community is participating.
Not surprisingly, the EDI world has a view of how to do things and it
has differences from the IETF and Mime style. To work through such
differences well, there needs to be adequate participation from both
I urge you to join and participate.
To join, send a message to
with a body having the line:
sub ietf-edi <yourname>