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Re: [Nmh-workers] The zone field of Date-Time components

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] The zone field of Date-Time components
Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 10:44:31 -0400

Norm wrote:

> As I read, RFC822, Section 5.1, the zone filed field of
> Date components, is required. Do I misread it?  I have
> encountered one Email, for which it is missing. It there a
> de defacto standard which makes it optional?

I agree that it is required by RFC 822.  And also by RFC
2822, which obsoletes 822.  A zone of "-0000" is allowed,
and indicates no useful zone information.  So there is a
syntactically valid way to provide what you received.


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