Preliminary Evaluation of RFC5321, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), for advancement from Draft Standard to Full Standard by the YAM Working Group

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Authors John Klensin  , Barry Leiba 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2010-05-04)
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This memo is a preliminary evaluation of RFC 5321, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol for advancement from Draft to Full Standard. It has been prepared by the The Yet Another Mail Working Group. THIS INTERNET DRAFT IS NOT MEANT TO BE PUBLISHED AS AN RFC, BUT IS WRITTEN TO FACILITATE DISCUSSION WITH THE IESG.


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