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2005-03-15 10:15:23
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Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-lilly-from-optional-02.txt
Date: Tue March 15 2005 10:06
From: Internet-Drafts(_at_)ietf(_dot_)org
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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.

        Title           : Message Header From Field Made Optional
        Author(s)       : B. Lilly
        Filename        : draft-lilly-from-optional-02.txt
        Pages           : 11
        Date            : 2005-3-11
The requirement for the presence of a syntactically-valid message
   header From field in the Internet Message Format presents a problem
   in some circumstances.  This memo (if approved) amends the Internet
   Message Format specifications to make that field optional.
   Discussion of the subject matter covered in this memo has taken place
   on the ietf-822 mailing list, and that would be a suitable place for
   discussion of this document.

A URL for this Internet-Draft is:

Below is the data which will enable a MIME compliant mail reader
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A change history is in Appendix A of the draft.  As recently discussed,
there is expanded coverage of security issues and syntax change
alternatives.  Some of the IPv6 references are probably superfluous,
but I added them while researching the IPv6 syntax/semantics issues.

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