[rfc-dist] RFC 5524 on Extended URLFETCH for Binary and Converted Parts

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        RFC 5524

        Title:      Extended URLFETCH for Binary and 
                    Converted Parts 
        Author:     D. Cridland
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       May 2009
        Mailbox:    dave.cridland at isode.com
        Pages:      9
        Characters: 15915
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-cridland-urlfetch-binary-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5524.txt

The URLFETCH command defined as part of URLAUTH provides a mechanism
for third parties to gain access to data held within messages in a
user's private store; however, this data is sent verbatim, which is
not suitable for a number of applications.  This memo specifies a
method for obtaining data in forms suitable for non-mail
applications.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Enhancements to Internet email to support diverse service environments Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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
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