[rfc-dist] RFC 4550 on Internet Email to Support Diverse Service Environments (Lemonade) Profile

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        RFC 4550

        Title:      Internet Email to Support Diverse 
                    Service Environments (Lemonade) Profile 
        Author:     S. Maes, A. Melnikov
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       June 2006
        Mailbox:    stephane.maes at oracle.com, 
                    Alexey.melnikov at isode.com
        Pages:      23
        Characters: 48790
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-lemonade-profile-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4550.txt

This document describes a profile (a set of required extensions,
restrictions, and usage modes) of the IMAP and mail submission
protocols.  This profile allows clients (especially those that are
constrained in memory, bandwidth, processing power, or other areas)
to efficiently use IMAP and Submission to access and submit mail.
This includes the ability to forward received mail without needing to
download and upload the mail, to optimize submission, and to
efficiently resynchronize in case of loss of connectivity with the
server.

The Internet Email to Support Diverse Service Environments (Lemonade)
profile relies upon extensions to IMAP and Mail Submission protocols;
specifically, the URLAUTH and CATENATE IMAP protocol (RFC 3501)
extensions and the BURL extension to the SUBMIT protocol (RFC 4409).  
[STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Enhancements to Internet email to 
support diverse service environments Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and 
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USC/Information Sciences Institute

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