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Mail-based File Distribution (mailftp)

WG Name Mail-based File Distribution
Acronym mailftp
State BOF Concluded
Charter charter-ietf-mailftp-01 Approved
Document dependencies
Personnel Chairs Marko Kaittola, Urs Eppenberger
Area Director Dave Crocker
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Charter for Working Group

Electronic mail often provides the only means of data transfer between
two systems. Hence it would be convenient to specify standard mechanisms
for file transmission and retrieval using Internet standard electronic mail
as a base. This BOF wil report on efforts along this line, motivated by
the need to synchronize various X.400 operations tables, and will develop
a plan for specifying a general mechanism to support file access transfer
and synchronization using Internet mail. 10/19/93 mw