[rfc-dist] RFC 3894 on Sieve Extension: Copying Without Side Effects

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        RFC 3894

        Title:      Sieve Extension: Copying Without Side Effects
        Author(s):  J. Degener
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       October 2004
        Mailbox:    jutta at sendmail.com
        Pages:      5
        Characters: 9018
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-degener-sieve-copy-03.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3894.txt

The Sieve scripting language allows users to control
handling and disposal of their incoming e-mail.  By default,
an e-mail message that is processed by a Sieve script is saved
in the owner's "inbox".  Actions such as "fileinto" and
"redirect" cancel this default behavior.

This document defines a new keyword parameter, ":copy", to be
used with the Sieve "fileinto" and "redirect" actions.  Adding
":copy" to an action suppresses cancellation of the default
"inbox" save.  It allows users to add commands to an existing
script without changing the meaning of the rest of the script.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
standardization state and status of this protocol.  Distribution
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