[mailhist-discuss] Question #2 for my story

Dave Crocker dcrocker at bbiw.net
Sun Mar 22 21:03:10 PDT 2015

On 3/22/2015 4:47 PM, Jacob Goense wrote:
> I tried finding period-accurate AOL mail headers for clues, but they
> are much harder to find than I expected.

They would not help as much as you might expect.

AOL was an entirely proprietary system.  They developed a gateway to
Internet mail only when they had to, but they retained their own,
private formats and protocols for internal operations.


Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking

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