Re: grammar for parsing email

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <>
10 Sep 1999 00:02:13 -0400

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From: Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 10 Sep 1999 00:02:13 -0400
Organization: University of Jyväskylä
References: 99-09-013
Keywords: parse

"T. Anthony Allen" <> writes:

> I am interested in getting ahold of a grammar for parsing email
> (headers, MIME attachments, etc)?

The relevant RFC's contain official grammars for mail message formats.
They probably won't be immediately suitable for automatic processing,

Look at RFC 822, RFCs 2045-2049 and lots of others.

You can get copies of the RFCs from .

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