Mail Header Trace Fields

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Authors S Moonesamy  , John Levine 
Last updated 2012-07-30 (latest revision 2012-01-22)
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SMTP mail software adds trace fields to messages as they pass through the mail system. This memo provides background information about trace fields in mail standards. It discusses the use of trace fields in mail-related specifications. It updates the definition of trace header fields, and adds trace field information to the relevant registries.


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