RFC 8579

Sieve Email Filtering: Delivering to Special-Use Mailboxes, May 2019

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Author:
S. Bosch
Stream:
IETF
Source:
extra (art)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8579

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Abstract

The SPECIAL-USE capability of the IMAP protocol (RFC 6154) allows clients to identify special-use mailboxes, e.g., where draft or sent messages should be put. This simplifies client configuration. In contrast, the Sieve mail filtering language (RFC 5228) currently has no such capability. This memo defines a Sieve extension that fills this gap: it adds a test for checking whether a special-use attribute is assigned for a particular mailbox or any mailbox, and it adds the ability to file messages into a mailbox identified solely by a special-use attribute.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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