RFC 5721

POP3 Support for UTF-8, February 2010

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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Obsoleted by:
RFC 6856
Authors:
R. Gellens
C. Newman
Stream:
IETF
Source:
eai (app)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC5721

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Abstract

This specification extends the Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) to support un-encoded international characters in user names, passwords, mail addresses, message headers, and protocol-level textual error strings. This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.