Mailserver URL Specification

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (candidate for uribof WG)
Author Paul Hoffman 
Last updated 1995-07-07 (latest revision 1995-02-08)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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A new URL scheme, 'mailserver', is defined. It allows mail client software to create RFC822 mail messages from a URL.


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