RFC 6785

Support for Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) Events in Sieve, November 2012

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6785.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 5228
Author:
B. Leiba
Stream:
IETF
Source:
sieve (app)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC6785

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Abstract

Sieve defines an email filtering language that can, in principle, plug into any point in the processing of an email message. As defined in the base specification, it plugs into mail delivery. This document defines how Sieve can plug into points in IMAP where messages are created or changed, adding the option of user-defined or installation-defined filtering (or, with Sieve extensions, features such as notifications). Because this requires future Sieve extensions to specify their interactions with this one, this document updates the base Sieve specification, RFC 5228. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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