New mail RFCs released


Author: JT Smith

Say goodbye to RFCs 821 and 822, the documents that defined Internet e-mail for a generation; say hello to RFCs 2821 and 2822. Like their predecessors, the former describes SMTP and the latter outlines the standard network mail message format. The Slashdot item on the new RFCs says “Doesn’t look like the changes were too radical — mostly just catching them up to current practice…”


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