[rfc-dist] RFC 6856 on Post Office Protocol Version 3 (POP3) Support for UTF-8

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        RFC 6856

        Title:      Post Office Protocol Version 3 
                    (POP3) Support for UTF-8 
        Author:     R. Gellens, C. Newman,
                    J. Yao, K. Fujiwara
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       March 2013
        Mailbox:    rg+ietf at qualcomm.com, 
                    chris.newman at oracle.com, 
                    yaojk at cnnic.cn,
                    fujiwara at jprs.co.jp
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 26790
        Obsoletes:  RFC5721

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-eai-rfc5721bis-08.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6856.txt

This specification extends the Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3)
to support international strings encoded in UTF-8 in usernames,
passwords, mail addresses, message headers, and protocol-level text

This document is a product of the Email Address Internationalization Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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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