[rfc-dist] RFC 5255 on Internet Message Access Protocol Internationalization
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Title: Internet Message Access Protocol Internationalization
Author: C. Newman, A. Gulbrandsen, A. Melnikov
Status: Standards Track
Date: June 2008
Mailbox: chris.newman at sun.com,
arnt at oryx.com,
Alexey.Melnikov at isode.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-imapext-i18n-15.txt
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) version 4rev1 has basic
support for non-ASCII characters in mailbox names and search
substrings. It also supports non-ASCII message headers and content
encoded as specified by Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
(MIME). This specification defines a collection of IMAP extensions
that improve international support including language negotiation for
international error text, translations for namespace prefixes, and
comparator negotiation for search, sort, and thread. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This document is a product of the Internet Message Access Protocol Extension 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 suggestions
for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
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