[rfc-dist] RFC 3888 on Message Tracking Model and Requirements

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         RFC 3888

         Title:      Message Tracking Model and Requirements
         Author(s):  T. Hansen
         Status:     Informational
         Date:       September 2004
         Mailbox:    tony+msgtrk at maillennium.att.com
         Pages:      11
         Characters: 20950
         Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

         I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-msgtrk-model-07.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3888.txt

Customers buying enterprise message systems often ask: Can I track the
messages?  Message tracking is the ability to find out the path that a
particular message has taken through a messaging system and the
current routing status of that message.  This document provides a
model of message tracking that can be used for understanding the
Internet-wide message infrastructure and to further enhance those
capabilities to include message tracking, as well as requirements for
proposed message tracking solutions.

This document is a product of the Message Tracking Protocol Working
Group of the IETF.

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