Reading Mail and Usenet news headers

HIP'97, Sunday august 10th.

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Download the original powerpoint file.

WARNING: This is the result of saying "Save as HTML" in powerpoint. I (the author) do not claim this is an ideal way of making this lecture web-viewable, but at least it costs me the least time :).

I might convert this to a somewhat more usable format later, or I might not...

Also, these slides are only the pictures that go with the story. You probably want to hear the story as well, but unfortunately that isn't online right now.

Table of Contents

Reading Mail and Usenet news headers


Contents, mail

Contents, news

MAIL: An overview

MAIL: transmission

MAIL: MX records

PPT Slide

MAIL: layout

Example SMTP Session

MAIL: headers

MAIL: headers, continued

MAIL: more headers

MAIL: Received: header

MAIL: Received: details

Sample SPAM session

MAIL: tracking summary

Contents, news

News: overview

News: transmission

News: sample NNTP session

News: protocols

News: headers

News: more headers

News: fun headers

News: fun headers

News: example IHAVE session

News: tracking Summary

Where to get more information


Author: Jan-Pieter Cornet

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