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Message Context for Internet Mail (RFC3458)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000011353D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Feb-14
Document File: 18 page(s) / 34K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

E. Burger: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

This memo describes a new RFC 2822 message header, "Message-Context". This header provides information about the context and presentation characteristics of a message.

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Network Working Group� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � E. Burger

Request for Comments: 3458� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � SnowShore Networks

Category: Standards Track� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � E. Candell

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Status of this Memo

� � This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the

� � Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

� � improvements.� Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet

� � Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state

� � and status of this protocol.� Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

� � Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2003).� All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

� � This memo describes a new RFC 2822 message header, "Message-Context".

� � This header provides information about the context and presentation

� � characteristics of a message.

� � A receiving user agent (UA) may use this information as a hint to

� � optimally present the message.

Burger, et al.� � � � � � � � � � � � � Standards Track� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � [Page 1]

RFC 3458� � � � � � � � � � Message Context for Internet Mail� � � � � � � January 2003

Table of Contents

� � 1. Introduction....................................................2

� � 2. Conventions used in this document...............................3

� � 3. Motivation......................................................3

� � 4. Functional Requirements.........................................5

� � 5. Determining the Message Context.................................6

� � 6. Message-Context Reference Field.................................7

� � � � 6.1. Message-Context Syntax......................................7

� � � � 6.2. message-context-class Syntax................................7

� � � � � � 6.2.1. voice-message...........................................8

� � � � � � 6.2.2. fax-message.............................................8

� � � � � � 6.2.3. pager-message...........................................8

� � � � � � 6.2.4. multimedia-...