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MIME
Posted on 25-Feb-2003 18:28 | Tags Filed under: Glossary


The standard format, developed and adopted by the Internet Engineering Task Force [IETF], for including non-text information in Internet mail, thus supporting the transmission of mixed-media messages across TCP/IP networks. In addition to covering binary, audio, and video data, MIME is the standard for transmitting foreign language text which cannot be represented in ASCII code.


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