A new RFC is now available in the NIC online library at SRI-KL.
Email servers exchange messages over the Internet using the SMTP protocol. Client applications log into the servers to send and receive email using one of several protocols, including POP3, IMAP, and MAPI. The following sections provide more information:
- Email Client Protocols
Resources. Other sources of email design information:
- Internet Mail Consortium, an industry organization of email product vendors that provides information on email standards, interoperability, and internationalization.
- RFC 2076, Common Internet Message Header Fields, describes a range of Internet headers including email headers.