SMTP Submission Service Extension for Future Message Release
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'SMTP Submission Service Extension for Future Message Release' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'SMTP Submission Service Extension for Future Message Release ' <draft-vaudreuil-futuredelivery-05.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF Working Group. The IESG contact person is Ted Hardie. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-vaudreuil-futuredelivery-05.txt
Technical Summary There is a widely-used feature within the voice messaging community to compose and send a message for delivery in the future. This is useful for sending announcements to be heard at the beginning of a work day, to send birthday greetings a day or so ahead, or to use as a lightweight facility to build a personal reminder service. This document describes an extension which e uses the SMTP submission protocol to allow a client, when submitting a message, to indicate a future time for the message to be released for delivery. Working Group Summary This document was produced by individual submitters. It was discussed in the LEMONADE working group; thought it was not ultimately adopted as a working group item, there was significant discussion and response to that review. Protocol Quality This document was reviewed for the IESG by Ted Hardie.