IETF RFC Internet Message Format

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Date added 26 November 2008
Last edited 10 November 2009

Full Title

IETF RFC Internet Message Format

Description

IETF RFC Internet Message Format specifies a syntax for the content of text based e-mail messages, particularly the format and some of the semantics. The format does not support transmission of images, audio material or structured data.

Standards Developing Organisation

IETF

Rights

No information

Lifecycle Actions

Access, Use and Reuse
Create or Receive

Standard Framework

Electronic Records Management Standards

Standard Type

Internet Protocols

Current Version

Further Information

Alternative Current Versions

None.

Previous Versions

Referenced Standards

ANSI X3.4: 1986, Coded Character Set - 7-bit American Standard Code for Information Interchange
IETF RFC 1034 (STD 13): November 1987, Domain Names - Concepts and Facilities
IETF RFC 1035 (STD 13): November 1987, Domain Names - Implementation and Specification
IETF RFC 1123 (STD 3): October 1989, Requirements for Internet Hosts - Application and Support
IETF RFC 1305: March 1992, Network Time Protocol (Version 3) Specification, Implementation
IETF RFC 2045: November 1996, Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part One: Format of Internet Message Bodies
IETF RFC 2046: November 1996, Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part Two: Media Types
IETF RFC 2047: November 1996, MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) Part Three: Message Header Extensions for Non-ASCII Text
IETF RFC 2049: November 1996, Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part Five: Conformance Criteria and Examples
IETF RFC 2119 (BCP 14): March 1997, Key Words for use in IETF RFCs to Indicate Requirement Levels
IETF RFC 3864 (BCP 90): September 2004, Registration Procedures for Message Header Fields
IETF RFC 4021: March 2005, Registration of Mail and MIME Header Fields
IETF RFC 4288 (BCP 13): December 2005, Media Type Specifications and Registration Procedures
IETF RFC 4289 (BCP 13): December 2005, Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part Four: Registration Procedures
IETF RFC 5234(STD 68): January 2008, Augmented BNF for Syntax Specifications: ABNF
IETF RFC 5321: October 2008, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
ISO 2022: 1994, Information Technology - Character Code Structure and Extension Techniques