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        RFC 2822

        Title:      Internet Message Format
        Author(s):  P. Resnick, Editor
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2001
        Mailbox:    presnick@qualcomm.com
        Pages:      50
        Characters: 110695
        Obsoletes:  822

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-drums-msg-fmt-09.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc2822.txt

This standard specifies a syntax for text messages that are sent
between computer users, within the framework of "electronic mail"
messages.  This standard supersedes the one specified in Request For
Comments (RFC) 822, "Standard for the Format of ARPA Internet Text
Messages", updating it to reflect current practice and incorporating
incremental changes that were specified in other RFCs.

This document is a product of the Detailed Revision/Update of Message
Standards Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
standardization state and status of this protocol.  Distribution
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