1. Normative references
  2. Informative references

Normative references 

"Standard for the Format of ARPA Internet Text Messages", Revised by David H. Crocker, August 1982.
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"Requirements for Internet Hosts -- Application and Support", R. Braden, October 1989.
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"Japanese Character Encoding for Internet Messages", J. Murai, M. Crispin, and E. van der Poel, June 1993.
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"Hebrew Character Encoding for Internet Messages", H. Nussbacher and Y. Bourvine, December 1993.
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"Handling of Bi-directional Texts in MIME", H. Nussbacher, December 1993.
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"Media Type Registration Procedure", J. Postel, March 1994.
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"Uniform Resource Locators", T. Berners-Lee, L. Masinter, and M. McCahill, December 1994.
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"Tags for the Identification of Languages", H. Alvestrand, March 1995.
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"Relative Uniform Resource Locators", R. Fielding, June 1995.
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"Form-based File Upload in HTML", E. Nebel and L. Masinter, November 1995.
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"Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part One: Format of Internet Message Bodies", N. Freed and N. Borenstein, November 1996.
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"Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part Two: Media Types", N. Freed and N. Borenstein, November 1996.
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"HTTP Version 1.1 ", R. Fielding, J. Gettys, J. Mogul, H. Frystyk Nielsen, and T. Berners-Lee, January 1997.
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"Internationalization of the HyperText Markup Language", F. Yergeau, G. Nicol, G. Adams, and M. Dürst, January 1997.
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"Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement Levels", S. Bradner, March 1997.
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"Code for the representation of names of languages", ISO 639:1988.
For more information, consult
See also
"Information technology -- ISO 7-bit coded character set for information interchange, ISO/IEC 646:1991.
"SI units and recommendations for the user of their multiples and of certain other units", ISO 1000:1992.
"Codes for the representation of names of countries", ISO 3166:1993.
"Codes for the representation of currencies and funds", ISO 4217:1995.
"Data elements and interchange formats -- Information interchange -- Representation of dates and times", ISO 8601:1988.
"Information processing -- 8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets -- Part 1: Latin alphabet No. 1", ISO 8859-1:1987.
"Information Processing -- Text and Office Systems -- Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)", ISO 8879:1986.
For the list of SGML entities, consult
"Information Technology - Universal Multiple- Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) - Part 1: Architecture and Basic Multilingual Plane", ISO/IEC 10646-1:1993. The current specification also takes into consideration the first five amendments to ISO/IEC 10646-1:1993.
"The Unicode Standard: Version 2.0", The Unicode Consortium, Addison-Wesley Developers Press, 1996.
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"A Standard Default color Space for the Internet", version 1.10, M. Stokes, M. Anderson, S. Chandrasekar, and R. Motta, 5 November 1996.
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"Cascading Style Sheets, level 1", H. W. Lie and B. Bos, 17 December 1996.
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"Postscript Language Reference Manual", 2nd Edition, Appendix E., Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1990.
"Extended Reference Concrete Syntax for SGML", 30 May 1995.
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Informative references 

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"Standard for Interchange of USENET Messages", M. Horton, June 1983.
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"HyperText Markup Language 2.0", T. Berners-Lee and D. Connolly, November 1995.
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"HyperText Markup Language Specification Version 3.0", Dave Raggett, September 1995.
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"HTML 3.2 Reference Specification", Dave Raggett, 14 January 1997.
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Continuous Acquisition and Life-Cycle Support (CALS). CALS is a Department of Defense strategy for achieving effective creation, exchange, and use of digital data for weapon systems and equipment. More information can be found on the CALS home page at at
"HTML Tables", Dave Raggett, May 1996.
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"HTML and Style Sheets", B. Bos, D. Raggett, and H. Lie, 24 March 1997.
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"A Lexical Analyzer for HTML and Basic SGML", D. Connolly, 15 June 1996. Download from
"SGML: An Author's Guide to the Standard Generalized Markup Language", M. Bryan, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1988.
"The SGML Handbook", C. F. Goldfarb, Clarendon Press, 1991.
"Practical SGML", E. van Herwijnen, Kluwer Academicq Publishers Group, Norwell and Dordrecht, 1990.
"The SGML Primer", 3rd Edition, SoftQuad Inc., 1991.
"Ethnologue, Languages of the World", 12th Edition, Barbara F. Grimes editor, Summer Institute of Linguistics, October 1992.
The Dublin Core: for more information see
Platform for Internet Content (PICS). For more information see
"Multilingual Information Exchange through the World-Wide Web", Toshihiro Takada, Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 235-241, November 1994.