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Re: V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai: Inventor of e-mail honored by Smithsonian

2012-02-18 22:57:48

On 2/18/2012 8:11 PM, SM wrote:
RFC 733 was published in November 1977. That's a year before what is mentioned
in the article. RFC 680, published in 1975, mentions the header fields.

There were a series of efforts, with RFC 733 being the culmination, not the 

RFC 561, Standardizing Network Mail Headers,  was Sept, 73.

And then, of course, there's RFC 475, March, 73, specifying mail transport.


  Dave Crocker
  Brandenburg InternetWorking