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This draft is a work item of the Internet Fax Working Group of the IETF.
Title : SMTP Service Extension for Content Negotiation of
Author(s) : K. Toyoda, D. Crocker
Filename : draft-ietf-fax-esmtp-conneg-00.txt
Date : 26-Jun-01
This document defines a content negotiation SMTP
service extension [ESMTP1, ESMTP2] whereby an SMTP
client may request information about content
capabilities of the target device or system that is
serviced by an SMTP server. The SMTP server may report
the target's content capabilities back to the client.
This process emulates a classic facsimile start-of-
session capabilities negotiation. This service
extension is primarily intended for 'direct' SMTP
transfers, although relayed scenarios are permitted.
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