Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) CATENATE Extension, April 2006
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 3501, RFC 3502
- Updated by:
- RFC 5550
- P. Resnick
- lemonade (app)
The CATENATE extension to the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) extends the APPEND command to allow clients to create messages on the IMAP server that may contain a combination of new data along with parts of (or entire) messages already on the server. Using this extension, the client can catenate parts of an already existing message onto a new message without having to first download the data and then upload it back to the server. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.