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Updated Use of the Expires Message Header Field

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual in art area)
Expired & archived
Authors Benjamin BILLON , John R. Levine
Last updated 2024-03-01 (Latest revision 2023-05-11)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Additional resources Mailing List
Stream WG state Submitted to IESG for Publication
Document shepherd (None)
Shepherd write-up Show Last changed 2023-05-10
IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead::AD Followup)
Action Holders
Consensus boilerplate Yes
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD Murray Kucherawy
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IANA IANA review state Version Changed - Review Needed

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This document allows broader use of the Expires message header field for mail messages. Message creators can then indicate when a message expires, while recipients would use this information to handle an expired message differently.


Benjamin BILLON
John R. Levine

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