Mail Protocols Internet
This is a collection of links to pages which explain various protocols related to email handling. If you're looking for mail software, go look in Computers:Software. This is for people interested in understanding how the mail system itself works.
Top: Computers: Internet: Protocols: Mail
- Top/Computers/Data Formats/MIME Types
- MIME Meta-FAQ - comp.mail.mime meta-FAQ: Help for MIME problems. Pointers to information about internet Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions and some answers to common problems internet with MIME.
- The IMAP Connection - University of Washington collection of IMAP documentation and protocols resources.
- Email Addressing FAQ - The user+box@host addressing FAQ. A discussion of what mail exactly is protocols permissible and verifiable in an e-mail mail address.
- Internet Mail Consortium - Information about IMC and its members, all the protocols Internet mail protocols standards, and links to several IMC-hosted protocols mailing lists.
- Client-Server Mail Protocols FAQ - A brief summary of POP3, SMTP, and IMAP, internet including pointers protocols to sources and frequently-asked-questions sites.
- Message Access Paradigms and Protocols - Provides background and compares the Post Office protocols Protocol (POP) protocols with the Internet Message Access Protocol protocols (IMAP).
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