[rfc-dist] RFC 4731 on IMAP4 Extension to SEARCH Command for Controlling What Kind of Information Is Returned

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        RFC 4731

        Title:      IMAP4 Extension to SEARCH Command 
                    for Controlling What Kind of Information 
                    Is Returned 
        Author:     A. Melnikov, D. Cridland
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       November 2006
        Mailbox:    Alexey.Melnikov at isode.com, 
                    dave.cridland at inventuresystems.co.uk
        Pages:      6
        Characters: 15431
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-melnikov-imap-search-ret-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4731.txt

This document extends IMAP (RFC 3501) SEARCH and UID SEARCH
commands with several result options, which can control what kind
of information is returned.  The following result options are
defined: minimal value, maximal value, all found messages, and
number of found messages.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

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 
suggestions for improvements.Please refer to the current edition of the 
Internet Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization 
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