[rfc-dist] RFC 5451 on Message Header Field for Indicating Message Authentication Status

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        RFC 5451

        Title:      Message Header Field for Indicating 
                    Message Authentication Status 
        Author:     M. Kucherawy
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       April 2009
        Mailbox:    msk+ietf at sendmail.com
        Pages:      43
        Characters: 97404
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-kucherawy-sender-auth-header-20.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5451.txt

This memo defines a new header field for use with electronic mail
messages to indicate the results of message authentication efforts.
Any receiver-side software, such as mail filters or Mail User Agents
(MUAs), may use this message header field to relay that information
in a convenient way to users or to make sorting and filtering
decisions.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: 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
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