Update to Internet Message Format to Allow Group Syntax in the "From:" and "Sender:" Header Fields, March 2013
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 5322
- B. Leiba
- NON WORKING GROUP
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The Internet Message Format (RFC 5322) allows "group" syntax in some email header fields, such as "To:" and "CC:", but not in "From:" or "Sender:". This document updates RFC 5322 to relax that restriction, allowing group syntax in those latter fields, as well as in "Resent-From:" and "Resent-Sender:", in certain situations.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.