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Enhanced Mail System Status Codes (RFC1893) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004148D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-12
Document File: 15 page(s) / 17K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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G. Vaudreuil

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There currently is not a standard mechanism for the reporting of mail system errors except for the limited set offered by SMTP and the system specific text descriptions sent in mail messages. There is a pressing need for a rich machine readable status code for use in delivery status notifications [DSN]. This document proposes a new set of status codes for this purpose. [STANDARDS-TRACK]