Confirmation of Mail Message Reception

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Author Alexandre Steinberg 
Last updated 1997-09-10
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Currently, Internet SMTP transport does not allow the sender to know if the recipient receive or open a mail message. This limitation frequently causes one question: did my message really arrive? This proposes a simple solution, that could be easy implemented in the mail software.


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