The Multipart/Report Media Type for the Reporting of Mail System Administrative Messages, January 2012
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- File formats:
- INTERNET STANDARD
- RFC 3462
- Updated by:
- RFC 6533
- M. Kucherawy, Ed.
- appsawg (app)
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The multipart/report Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) media type is a general "family" or "container" type for electronic mail reports of any kind. Although this memo defines only the use of the multipart/report media type with respect to delivery status reports, mail processing programs will benefit if a single media type is used for all kinds of reports.
This memo obsoletes "The Multipart/Report Content Type for the Reporting of Mail System Administrative Messages", RFC 3462, and marks RFC 3462 and its predecessor as "Historic". [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.