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Mapping between X.400 and RFC-822 Message Bodies (RFC1495)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002323D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 13 page(s) / 18K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

M. Rose: AUTHOR [+5]

Abstract

The Internet community is a large collection of networks under autonomous administration, but sharing a core set of protocols. These are known as the Internet suite of protocols (or simply "TCP/IP").

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Network Working Group H. Alvestrand

Request for Comments: 1495 SINTEF DELAB

Updates: 1327 S. Kille

ISODE Consortium

R. Miles

Soft*Switch, Inc.

M. Rose

Dover Beach Consulting, Inc.

S. Thompson

Soft*Switch, Inc.

August 1993

Mapping between X.400 and RFC-822 Message Bodies

Status of this Memo

This RFC specifies an IAB standards track protocol for the Internet

community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.

Please refer to the current edition of the "IAB Official Protocol

Standards" for the standardization state and status of this protocol.

Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction ............................................. 1

2. Approach ................................................. 2

3. Mapping between X.400 and RFC-822 Message Bodies ......... 3

3.1 Mapping from X.400 to RFC-822 ........................... 4

3.2 Mapping from RFC-822 to X.400 ........................... 5

3.2.1 Asymmetric Mappings .................................... 6

3.2.1.1 Message/External-Body ................................ 6

3.2.1.2 Message/Partial ...................................... 6

3.2.1.3 Nested Multipart Content-types ....................... 6

3.2.2 Multipart IPMS Heading Extension ....................... 7

4. Mapping between X.400 and RFC-822 Message Headers ........ 7

5. OID Assignments .......................................... 9

6. Security Considerations .................................. 9

7. Authors' Addresses ....................................... 10

8. References ............................................... 11

1. Introduction

The Internet community is a large collection of networks under

autonomous administration, but sharing a core set of protocols.

These are known as the Internet suite of protocols (or simply

"TCP/IP").

Use of electronic-mail in the Internet is defined primarily by one

document, STD-11, RFC-822 [1], which defines the standard format for

the exchange of messages. RFC-822 has proven immensely popular; in

fact, the 822-connected Internet, is larger than the scope of the

IP-connected Internet.

The framework provided by RFC-822 allows for memo-based textual

messages. Each message consists of two parts: the headers and the

body. The headers are analogous to the structured fields found in an

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