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CodeSystem: encoding

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0299 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Encoding
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.185

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HL7-defined code system of concept identifying the type of encoding used to represent successive octets of binary data as displayable ASCII characters. These are defined by IETF; more information may be found at https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1521.txt. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the ED datatypes.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0299 (Encoding)

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

Properties

CodeURLTypeDescription
statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated
v2-concCommenthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentstringV2 Concept Comment
v2-concCommentAsPubhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPubstringV2 Concept Comment As Published

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0299 defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Concept CommentV2 Concept Comment As Published
A No encoding - data are displayable ASCII characters.No encoding - data are displayable ASCII characters.
Hex Hexadecimal encoding - consecutive pairs of hexadecimal digits represent consecutive single octets.Hexadecimal encoding - consecutive pairs of hexadecimal digits represent consecutive single octets.
Base64 Encoding as defined by MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) standard RFC 1521. Four consecutive ASCII characters represent three consecutive octets of binary data. Base64 utilizes a 65-character subset of US-ASCII, consisting of both the upper andEncoding as defined by MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) standard RFC 1521. Four consecutive ASCII characters represent three consecutive octets of binary data. Base64 utilizes a 65-character subset of US-ASCII, consisting of both the upper and lower case alphabetic characters, digits “0” through “9”, “+”, “/”, and “=”.The Request For Comment (RFC) 1521 standard is available at: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1521.txtThe Request For Comment (RFC) 1521 standard is available at: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1521.txt

Additional Language Displays

CodeDeutsch (German, de)
Akeine Kodierung
Hex
Base64

History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.