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Re: Charset mandatory in unix/linux

2006-03-13 06:15:34

Martin Duerst writes:
At 00:10 06/03/13, Ned Freed wrote:
>(cc'ing the ietf-types list since this doesn't seem like an appropriate topic
>for ietf-822)
>> The charset parameter is mandatory in the MIME content-type attribute.
>Actually, I don't know of a single case where this is true.

I don't, either.


So I looked closely, and I find that you're right. How about stressing this a little more in the successor to RFC 2045? Ned? Section 5.2 could state clearly that «Content-Type: text/plain» does NOT mean the same as a missing Content-Type header.