[rfc-dist] RFC 3965 on A Simple Mode of Facsimile Using Internet Mail

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        RFC 3965

        Title:      A Simple Mode of Facsimile Using Internet Mail
        Author(s):  K. Toyoda, H. Ohno, J. Murai, D. Wing
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       December 2004
        Mailbox:    toyoda.kiyoshi at jp.panasonic.com,
                    hohno at ohnolab.org, jun at wide.ad.jp, dwing at cisco.com
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 28157
        Obsoletes:  2305

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-fax-service-v2-05.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3965.txt


This specification provides for "simple mode" carriage of facsimile
data using Internet mail.  Extensions to this document will follow.
The current specification employs standard protocols and file formats
such as TCP/IP, Internet mail protocols, Multipurpose Internet Mail
Extensions (MIME), and Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) for Facsimile.
It can send images not only to other Internet-aware facsimile devices
but also to Internet-native systems, such as PCs with common email
readers which can handle MIME mail and TIFF for Facsimile data.  The
specification facilitates communication among existing facsimile 
devices, Internet mail agents, and the gateways which connect them.

This document is a revision of RFC 2305.  There have been no technical
changes.

This document is a product of the Internet Fax (fax) Working Group of
the IETF.

This is now a Draft Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
standardization state and status of this protocol.  Distribution
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Joyce K. Reynolds and Sandy Ginoza
USC/Information Sciences Institute

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