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Re: comments on latest MIME drafts
> > Perhaps a wholesale replacement of 'character set' by 'charset' might
> > not fly (if only because the replacement terminology hasn't been
> > agreed on), but at least some introductory remarks about the informal
> > notion of the phrase 'character set' in these documents might help.
> I do not think it is wise to be in direct conflict with ISO
> teminology on this issue. To use the term "character set" for
> what ISO calls "coded character set" , and ISO having another term
> "character set" menaing something else, is not a convenient
Within the Internet, the terminology used by ISO is largely
irrelevant. Using ISO terminology might aid those who are already
familiar with ISO protocols, but it will only confuse the majority of
readers of the MIME RFCs.
I'll also note that the MIME term "character set" is NOT the same
thing as the ISO term "coded character set".