Parameter Name



To specify an alternate text representation for the property value.

Format Definition

This property parameter is defined by the following notation:

  altrepparam = "ALTREP" "=" DQUOTE uri DQUOTE


This parameter specifies a URI that points to an alternate representation for a textual property value. A property specifying this parameter MUST also include a value that reflects the default representation of the text value. The URI parameter value MUST be specified in a quoted-string.

Note: While there is no restriction imposed on the URI schemes allowed for this parameter, Content Identifier (CID) [RFC2392], HTTP [RFC2616], and HTTPS [RFC2818] are the URI schemes most commonly used by current implementations.


  Project XYZ Review Meeting will include the following agenda
   items: (a) Market Overview\, (b) Finances\, (c) Project Man

The "ALTREP" property parameter value might point to a "text/html" content portion.



Project XYZ Review Meeting will include the following agenda items:

  1. Market Overview
  2. Finances
  3. Project Management

This document was automatically converted to XHTML using an RFC to HTML converter with the original text document at the Internet Engineering Task Force web site at .  The original text document should be referred to if there are any errors or discrepancies found in this document.

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