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This draft is a work item of the MIME Encapsulation of Aggregate HTML Documents Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Sending HTML in MIME, an informational supplement
to the RFC: MIME Encapsulation of Aggregate
HTML Documents (MHTML)
Author(s) : J. Palme
Filename : draft-ietf-mhtml-info-07.txt
Pages : 10
Date : 03-Nov-97
The memo ''MIME Encapsulation of Aggregate HTML Documents (MHTML)''
(draft-ietf-mhtml-rev-02.txt) specifies how to send packaged aggregate
HTML objects in MIME format. This memo is an accompanying informational
document, intended to be an aid to developers. This document is not an
Issues discussed are implementation methods, caching strategies,
problems with rewriting of URIs, making messages suitable both for
mailers which can and which cannot handle Multipart/related and handling
recipients which do not have full Internet connectivity.
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