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POP3 Support for UTF-8

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Chris Newman
Last updated 2006-02-28
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This specification extends the Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) to support unencoded international characters in user names, mail addresses and message headers. This is an early draft and intended as a framework for discussion. Please do not deploy implementations of this draft.


Chris Newman

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