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MIME Resources


  1. MIME Description

MIME Web Links


This section contains information and documentation about MIME.

MIME stands for Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions. The purpose of MIME is to allow the use of a wide variety of media types through internet mail. The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Working Group defined the standard for MIME in 1992. Current MIME RFC's include:

  • 2045- MIME Part One: Format of Internet Message Bodies
  • 2046 - MIME Part Two: Media Types
  • 2047 - MIME Part Three: Message Header Extensions for Non-ASCII Text
  • 2048 - MIME Part Four: Registration Procedures
  • 2049 - MIME Part Five: Conformance Criteria and Examples


  • Rendering - The act of presenting the information in a document to the user.
  • Parsing - The scanning and filtering of the information in a document into the context of the elements the information is structured for.