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Client-Server Mail Protocols FAQ
A brief summary of POP3, SMTP, and IMAP, including pointers to sources and frequently-asked-questions sites.
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/mail/mailclient-faq/

Email Addressing FAQ
The user+box@host addressing FAQ. A discussion of what exactly is permissible and verifiable in an e-mail address.
http://faqs.org/faqs/mail/addressing/

Internet Mail Consortium
Information about IMC and its members, all the Internet mail standards, and links to several IMC-hosted mailing lists.
http://www.imc.org/

MIME Meta-FAQ
comp.mail.mime meta-FAQ: Help for MIME problems. Pointers to information about Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions and some answers to common problems with MIME.
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/mail/mime-faq/mime0/

Message Access Paradigms and Protocols
Provides background and compares the Post Office Protocol (POP) with the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP).
ftp://ftp.cac.washington.edu/mail/imap.vs.pop

RFC822 Email Address Validator
Online service to check if an email address follows the syntax laid down in RFC822.
http://www.mythic-beasts.com/~pdw/cgi-bin/emailvalidate

Recursive collection of search statistics of a single search criterion within a hierarchy of IMAP folders
An example of email statistics collection relying on IMAP protocol - by Switzernet.com
http://switzernet.com/public/091017-support-numbers/