A Registry for SMTP Enhanced Mail System Status Codes
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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: 'A Registry for SMTP Enhanced Mail System Status Codes' to BCP The IESG has approved the following document: - 'A Registry for SMTP Enhanced Mail System Status Codes ' <draft-hansen-4468upd-mailesc-registry-06.txt> as a BCP This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF Working Group. The IESG contact person is Chris Newman. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-hansen-4468upd-mailesc-registry-06.txt
Technical Summary The specification for enhanced mail system enhanced status codes, RFC 3463, establishes a new code model and lists a collection of status codes. While it anticipated that more codes would be added over time, it did not provide an explicit mechanism for registering and tracking those codes. This document specifies an IANA registry for mail system enhanced status codes, and initializes that registry with the codes so far established in published standards-track documents, as well as other codes that have become established in the industry. Working Group Summary This document has been reviewed on the ietf-smtp mailing list. There have been several comments on details, which have largely been incorporated, and substantial revisions from the first draft to this one. No objection to the effort has been made; the authors have been commended for undertaking the effort. Document Quality The document has been reviewed by the mailing list and the document shepherd. The specific codes described here document existing practice, except for the newly defined codes that are concerned with resolving conflicts between multiple usages of codepoints in present usage. This was reviewed for the IESG by Chris Newman. Note to RFC Editor In Section 2.2, delete the following: The procedures from [RFC4020] may be followed to pre-allocate an Enhanced Status Code before final publication of an internet draft. In section 2.3, please replace "responsible party" with "change controller". In Section 5.1, delete the following: [RFC4020] Kompella, K. and A. Zinin, "Early IANA Allocation of Standards Track Code Points", BCP 100, RFC 4020, February 2005.