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RFC 5322

"Internet Message Format", October 2008

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5322.txt
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Status:
DRAFT STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 2822
Updates:
RFC 4021
Updated by:
RFC 6854
Author:
P. Resnick, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
NON WORKING GROUP

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Abstract

This document specifies the Internet Message Format (IMF), a syntax for text messages that are sent between computer users, within the framework of "electronic mail" messages. This specification is a revision of Request For Comments (RFC) 2822, which itself superseded Request For Comments (RFC) 822, "Standard for the Format of ARPA Internet Text Messages", updating it to reflect current practice and incorporating incremental changes that were specified in other RFCs. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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