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Mapping between X.400 and RFC 822 (RFC0987)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004985D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-14
Document File: 69 page(s) / 76K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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Authors:
S.E. Kille

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Abstract

The X.400 series protocols have been defined by CCITT to provide an Interpersonal Messaging Service (IPMS), making use of a store and forward Message Transfer Service. It is expected that this standard will be implemented very widely. This document describes a set of mappings which will enable interworking between systems operating the X.400 protocols and systems using RFC-822 mail protocol or protocols derived from RFC-822. This RFC suggests a proposed protocol for the ARPA-Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.