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A Revised Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts 
directories. This draft is a work item of the MIME Encapsulation of 
Aggregate HTML Documents Working Group of the IETF.                       

       Title     : MIME E-mail Encapsulation of Aggregate Documents, 
                   such as HTML (MHTML)                                         
       Author(s) : J. Palme, A. Hopman
       Filename  : draft-ietf-mhtml-spec-03.txt
       Pages     : 17
       Date      : 08/26/1996

Although HTML [RFC 1866] was designed within the context of MIME, more than
the specification of HTML as defined in RFC 1866 is needed for two 
electronic mail user agents to be able to interoperate using HTML as a 
document format. These issues include the naming of objects that are 
normally referred to by URIs, and the means of aggregating objects that go 
together. This document describes a set of guidelines that will allow 
conforming mail user agents to be able to send, deliver and display these 
objects, such as HTML objects, that can contain links represented by URIs. 
In order to be able to handle inter-linked objects, the document proposes 
to use the MIME type multipart/related and specifies the MIME 
content-headers "Content-Location" and "Content-Base".                     

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