Email delivery protocols / methods.

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at
Fri Jul 5 16:40:27 CDT 2019

On 7/5/19 5:28 PM, Dennis Boone via cctalk wrote:
>   >  · FidoNet (FTN)
> As long as we're being silly, this isn't really one protocol.  There are
> a number of different ones, which can probably mostly be characterized
> as thin wrappers (FTS-0001, Yoohoo(/2u2), etc) around common file
> transfer protocols (zmodem, xmodem, and others).

Well, if the idea is to get that silly, UUCP isn't one
protocol either.  And, technically. it isn't for moving
email at all.  Like FTP it is for moving files.  It is
what happens after the files have been moved that makes
email, email.


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