[rfc-dist] RFC 7001 on Message Header Field for Indicating Message Authentication Status

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        RFC 7001

        Title:      Message Header Field for Indicating 
                    Message Authentication Status 
        Author:     M. Kucherawy
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       September 2013
        Mailbox:    superuser at gmail.com
        Pages:      43
        Characters: 101316
        Obsoletes:  RFC 5451, RFC 6577

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-appsawg-rfc5451bis-10.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7001.txt

This document specifies a message header field called Authentication-
Results 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), can use this header field
to relay that information in a convenient and meaningful way to users
or to make sorting and filtering decisions.

This document is a product of the Applications Area Working Group Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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