Message Tracking Model and Requirements
RFC 3888

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:

From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    msgtrk mailing list <>, 
    msgtrk chair <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'SMTP Service Extension for Message 
         Tracking' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following documents:

- 'Message Tracking Query Protocol '
   <draft-ietf-msgtrk-mtqp-13.txt> as a Proposed Standard
- 'SMTP Service Extension for Message Tracking '
   <draft-ietf-msgtrk-smtpext-06.txt> as a Proposed Standard
- 'An Extensible Message Format for Message Tracking Responses '
   <draft-ietf-msgtrk-trkstat-06.txt> as a Proposed Standard
- 'Message Tracking Model and Requirements '
   <draft-ietf-msgtrk-model-08.txt> as an Informational RFC

These documents are products of the Message Tracking Protocol Working 

The IESG contact persons are Scott Hollenbeck and Lisa Dusseault.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Technical Summary

 Message tracking is the ability to find out the path that a 
 particular email message has taken through a messaging infrastructure 
 and the current routing status of that message. This set of documents 
 defines a model for message tracking, an SMTP extension used to control 
 tracking information, and a query protocol that can be used to 
 determine the current status of a specific message.
 Working Group Summary
 These documents are the product of the Message Tracking Protocol 
 Working Group.
 Protocol Quality
 Ned Freed reviewed these specifications for the IESG.