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RFC2234 - Augmented BNF for Syntax Specifications: ABNF
In the early days of the Arpanet, each specification contained its own definition of ABNF. This included the email specifications, RFC733 and then RFC822 which have come to be the common citations for defining ABNF. The current document separates out that definition, to permit selective reference. Predictably, it also provides some modifications and enhancements. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2821 - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
This document is a self-contained specification of the basic protocol for the Internet electronic mail transport. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2822 - Internet Message Format
This document specifies a syntax for text messages that are sent between computer users, within the framework of "electronic mail" messages. [STANDARDS-TRACK]