[rfc-dist] RFC 6855 on IMAP Support for UTF-8

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        RFC 6855

        Title:      IMAP Support for UTF-8 
        Author:     P. Resnick, Ed.,
                    C. Newman, Ed.,
                    S. Shen, Ed.
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       March 2013
        Mailbox:    presnick at qti.qualcomm.com, 
                    chris.newman at oracle.com, 
                    shenshuo at cnnic.cn
        Pages:      12
        Characters: 24369
        Obsoletes:  RFC 5738

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-eai-5738bis-12.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6855.txt

This specification extends the Internet Message Access Protocol
(IMAP) to support UTF-8 encoded international
characters in user names, mail addresses, and message headers.
This specification replaces RFC 5738.

This document is a product of the Email Address Internationalization Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
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