Access Protocol

Jim Whitehead (
Tue, 20 May 1997 10:19:29 -0700

I haven't looked at this, but it looks like it might be relevant to the *TP

- Jim

>Mime-Version: 1.0
>Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-earhart-ap-spec-00.txt
>Date: Tue, 20 May 1997 09:47:32 -0400
> A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
> directories.
> Title : AP -- Access Protocol
> Author(s) : R. Earhart
> Filename : draft-earhart-ap-spec-00.txt
> Pages : 20
> Date : 05/19/1997
>The Access Protocol defines a standard extensible framework upon which
>application-specific protocols may be layered, providing a piece of
>infrastructure for a common class of internet protocols.
>Internet-Drafts are available by anonymous FTP. Login with the username
>"anonymous" and a password of your e-mail address. After logging in,
>type "cd internet-drafts" and then
> "get draft-earhart-ap-spec-00.txt".
>A URL for the Internet-Draft is:
>Internet-Drafts directories are located at:
> o Africa:
> o Europe:
> o Pacific Rim:
> o US East Coast:
> o US West Coast:
>Internet-Drafts are also available by mail.
>Send a message to: In the body type:
> "FILE /internet-drafts/draft-earhart-ap-spec-00.txt".
>NOTE: The mail server at can return the document in
> MIME-encoded form by using the "mpack" utility. To use this
> feature, insert the command "ENCODING mime" before the "FILE"
> command. To decode the response(s), you will need "munpack" or
> a MIME-compliant mail reader. Different MIME-compliant mail readers
> exhibit different behavior, especially when dealing with
> "multipart" MIME messages (i.e., documents which have been split
> up into multiple messages), so check your local documentation on
> how to manipulate these messages.
>Below is the data which will enable a MIME compliant mail reader
>implementation to automatically retrieve the ASCII version
>of the Internet-Draft.
>Content-Type: text/plain
>Content-ID: <>
>[This attachment must be fetched by mail.
>Open the stationery below and send the resulting
>message to get the attachment.]
>Attachment converted: Galileo:Get I-D ACTION-draft-earhart-ap (EuSn/CSOm)
>Content-Type: Message/External-body;
> name="draft-earhart-ap-spec-00.txt";
> site="";
> access-type="anon-ftp";
> directory="internet-drafts"
>[This attachment must be fetched by ftp.
> Open the document below to ask your ftp client to fetch it.]
>Attachment converted: Galileo:Get draft-earhart-ap-spec-00.tx (AURL/Arch)
>Content-Type: text/plain
>Content-ID: <>