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The IMAP NOTIFY Extension (RFC5465)

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Original Publication Date: 2009-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2009-Feb-19
Document File: 23 page(s) / 46K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Gulbrandsen: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document defines an IMAP extension that allows a client to request specific kinds of unsolicited notifications for specified mailboxes, such as messages being added to or deleted from such mailboxes.

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Network Working Group                                     A. Gulbrandsen Request for Comments: 5465                        Oryx Mail Systems GmbH Updates: 5267                                                    C. King Category: Standards Track                                    A. Melnikov                                                               Isode Ltd.                                                            February 2009

                        The IMAP NOTIFY Extension

Status of This Memo

   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 of this memo is unlimited.

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Abstract

   This document defines an IMAP extension that allows a client to    request specific kinds of unsolicited notifications for specified    mailboxes, such as messages being added to or deleted from such    mailboxes.

 Gulbrandsen, et al.         Standards Track                     [Page 1]
 RFC 5465                 IMAP NOTIFY Extension             February 2009

 Table of Contents

   1. Overview and Rationale ..........................................3

   2. Conventions Used in This Document ...............................4

   3. The NOTIFY Extension ............................................4

      3.1. The NOTIFY Command .........................................4

   4. Interaction with the IDLE Command ...............................8

   5. Event Types .....................................................8

      5.1. FlagChange and AnnotationChange ............................9

      5.2. MessageNew .................................................9

      5.3. MessageExpunge ............................................10

      5.4. MailboxName ...............................................11

      5.5. SubscriptionChange ........................................12

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