Email RFC's

by Bjørn Bouet Smith 28. September 2007 11:45
When creating or manipulating emails, either by creating a Pop3 library or talking directly to a smtp server, its always useful to know where to look for those useful RFC's that help you find out how to decode that particular field, how MIME should be implemented and so forth.

I found the following list somewhere on the internet, and here it is again mostly for my own sake, since I use them a lot:

RFC description status
RFC 1939 POP3 protocol Updated by RFC 2449
RFC 2449 POP3 Extension Mechanism  
RFC 822 STANDARD FOR THE FORMAT OF ARPA INTERNET TEXT MESSAGES Obsoleted by RFC 2822
RFC 2822 Internet Message Format  
RFC 2045 MIME Part One: Format of Internet Message Bodies Updated by RFC 2231
RFC 2046 MIME Part Two: Media Types  
RFC 2047 MIME Part Three: Message Header Extensions for Non-ASCII Text Updated by RFC 2231
RFC 2183 The Content-Disposition Header Field Updated by RFC 2231
RFC 2231 MIME Parameter Value and Encoded Word Extensions: Character Sets,...  
RFC 2387 The MIME Multipart/Related Content-type  
RFC 3462 The MIME Multipart/Report Content-type  
RFC 2111 Content-ID and Message-ID Uniform Resource Locators  
RFC 2632 S/MIME Version 3 Certificate Handling  
RFC 2633 S/MIME Version 3 Message Specification  
RFC 2821 Simple Mail Transfer Protocol  

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