RFC 822

RFC 822

(messaging, standard)
The RFC defining the Internet standard format for electronic mail message headers. Also STD 11, evolved from RFC 733.

rfc:822.
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Eventually, a new standard is established - the official standard for e-mail, for example, is RFC 822.
For the purposes of this article, the Internet community is interpreted to include those users who employ the email protocols defined by Requests for Comment (RFCs) RFC 821 and RFC 822.
User Agents are represented by processes which implement RFC 822 message processing.
In spite of its strange name however, the "strength" of the RFC 822 standard is that "it can be implemented on almost any system" (Quarterman 1990, p.
MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) essentially expands the existing RFC 822 standard for text messages "since RFC 822 does not specify mechanisms for mail containing audio, video, Asian language text, or even text in most European languages" (Borenstein and Freed 1992, p.
Crocker, a principal with Brandenburg InternetWorking and author of many IETF Requests for Comments (RFC), including RFC 733 - the first standard for Internet email - and its revision, RFC 822, which remains the core reference for Internet mail formatting.
He has authored more than 45 IETF Request For Comments, including RFC 822 (Standard for the Format of ARPA Internet Text Messages), which defines the format of current Internet email messages.