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Internet Message Format (IMF) is specified by RFC 5322. It defines a variety of header fields, such as To, From, and Subject.

It also defines the Comments header field and the Keywords header field.

http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5322#section-3.6.5

Does anything actually use these two header fields today, or are they totally superfulous?

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closed as not constructive by Xavierjazz, RedGrittyBrick, TFM, 8088, techie007 Nov 15 '12 at 4:03

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I'm not sure what actual problem you are facing? –  RedGrittyBrick Nov 14 '12 at 21:33
    
Pretty simple: Comments and Keywords are header available to email clients and servers. As far as I can tell, none of my clients use them. I am wondering if any clients or servers actually use them. –  james.garriss Nov 15 '12 at 14:19
    
I'm not sure why this is considered "not constructive". I'm very curious to know the answer, and answers would certainly be supported by facts and references. –  npdoty Nov 21 '13 at 22:03
    
Closers can be trigger happy. It happens. –  james.garriss Nov 21 '13 at 23:27
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