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Title : CHECKING OF MESSAGE INTEGRITY DURING SMTP TRANSACTIONS
Author(s) : R. Bose
Filename : draft-bose-smtp-integrity-00.txt
Pages : 5
Date : 04-Apr-01
This Internet Draft describes an extension to the SMTP Services which
will enable an SMTP Server/Client to check the Integrity of Mails
received by it and immediately request for the Mail to be resent if
it is found to be corrupted during that particular transaction.
This extension is meant to apply to both SMTP Clients and Servers as
described in detail below.
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