Message Tracking Protocol (msgtrk) Concluded WG

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WG Name Message Tracking Protocol
Acronym msgtrk
Area Applications Area (app)
State Concluded
Charter charter-ietf-msgtrk-01 Approved
Dependencies Document dependency graph (SVG)
Personnel Chair Steve Hole
Mailing list Address ietf-msgtrk@imc.org
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Charter for Working Group

The Message Tracking Working Group will design a diagnostic protocol
for
a message originator to request information about the submission,
transport, and delivery of a message regardless of its delivery status.

The group will produce two standards track documents: a message
tracking
model document and a protocol document. The model will state how
message
tracking is enabled, identify the entities involved, define how and
when
message tracking requests are issued and answered, define approaches
for
inter-domain message tracking, and address security issues. The
submission, transport, and delivery of RFC 822bis messages will be
tracked from the time such messages enter the messaging network up
until
the time they are discharged (e.g. to an IMAP server, to an end-user's
mailbox, or a proprietary mail system).

The group will design one or more protocols to implement message
tracking as described above.

Milestones

Date Milestone
Done Last call for protocol documents
Done Meet at 49th IETF - review protocol documents
Done Post revised draft of protocol documents
Done Last call for model document
Done Post initial drafts of protocol documents
Done Post revised draft of message tracking model
Done Post an Internet Draft of the message tracking model