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RFC 3461, "Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) Service Extension for Delivery Status Notifications (DSNs)", January 2003

Source of RFC: IETF - NON WORKING GROUP
Area Assignment: app
See Also: RFC 3461 w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 5575
Status: Verified
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: M. Shulhan
Date Reported: 2018-12-13
Verifier Name: RFC Editor
Date Verified: 2019-02-19

Section 4.2 says:

When initially submitting a message via SMTP, if the ORCPT parameter
is used, it MUST contain the same address as the RCPT TO address
(unlike the RCPT TO address, the ORCPT parameter will be encoded as
xtext).  Likewise, when a mailing list submits a message via SMTP to
be distributed to the list subscribers, if ORCPT is used, the ORCPT
parameter MUST match the new RCPT TO address of each recipient, not
the address specified by the original sender of the message.)

It should say:

When initially submitting a message via SMTP, if the ORCPT parameter
is used, it MUST contain the same address as the RCPT TO address
(unlike the RCPT TO address, the ORCPT parameter will be encoded as
xtext).  Likewise, when a mailing list submits a message via SMTP to
be distributed to the list subscribers, if ORCPT is used, the ORCPT
parameter MUST match the new RCPT TO address of each recipient, not
the address specified by the original sender of the message.

Notes:

Superfluous closing parenthesis at the end of paragraph.

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