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RFC 5738

"IMAP Support for UTF-8", March 2010

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http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5738.txt
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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Obsoleted by:
RFC 6855
Updates:
RFC 3501
Authors:
P. Resnick
C. Newman
Stream:
IETF
Source:
eai (app)

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Abstract

This specification extends the Internet Message Access Protocol version 4rev1 (IMAP4rev1) to support UTF-8 encoded international characters in user names, mail addresses, and message headers. This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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