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RFC 974

"Mail routing and the domain system", January 1986

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc974.txt
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Status:
HISTORIC (changed from INTERNET STANDARD)
Obsoleted by:
RFC 2821
Author:
C. Partridge
Stream:
[Legacy]

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Abstract

This RFC presents a description of how mail systems on the Internet are expected to route messages based on information from the domain system. This involves a discussion of how mailers interpret MX RRs, which are used for message routing.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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