Standard for interchange of USENET messages, December 1987
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- RFC 850
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 5536, RFC 5537
- M.R. Horton
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This RFC defines the standard format for the interchange of network News messages among USENET hosts. It updates and replaces RFC-850, reflecting version B2.11 of the News program. This memo is distributed as an RFC to make this information easily accessible to the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.