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SMTP Service Extension for Message Recall

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Barry Leiba
Last updated 2009-07-06
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End users occasionally send email messages that they later want to recall, perhaps because they sent incorrect information, or had second thoughts about what they said in the message. Proprietary email systems often provide such a recall function. This document specifies a standard mechanism for providing it with Internet email. Note A revised version of this draft document will be submitted to the RFC editor as a Proposed Standard for the Internet Community. Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested, and should be sent to


Barry Leiba

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