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Purported Responsible Address in E-Mail Messages

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (marid WG)
Expired & archived
Author Jim Lyon
Last updated 2004-08-18
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Expired
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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The document defines an algorithm by which, given an e-mail message, one can extract the identity of the party that appears to have most proximately caused that message to be delivered. This identity is called the "Purported Responsible Address" (PRA).


Jim Lyon

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