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Display-Based Address Sorting for the IMAP4 SORT Extension (RFC5957)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000198114D
Original Publication Date: 2010-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Jul-26
Document File: 10 page(s) / 9K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. Karp: AUTHOR

Abstract

The [SORT] extension to the [IMAP] protocol provides a means for the server-based sorting of messages. It defines a set of sort criteria and the mechanism for determining the sort value of a message for each such ordering.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                           D. Karp Request for Comments: 5957                                        Zimbra Updates: 5256                                                  July 2010 Category: Standards Track ISSN: 2070-1721

        Display-Based Address Sorting for the IMAP4 SORT Extension

Abstract

   This document describes an IMAP protocol extension enabling server-    side message sorting on the commonly displayed portion of the From    and To header fields.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc5957.

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   Copyright (c) 2010 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

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 Karp               IMAP4 Display-Based Address Sorting          [Page 1]
 RFC 5957                                                       July 2010

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................2    2. Conventions Used in This Document ...............................2    3. DISPLAY Sort Value for an Address ...............................2    4. The DISPLAYFROM and DISPLAYTO Sort Criteria .....................3    5. Formal Syntax ...................................................3    6. Security Considerations .........................................3    7. Internationalization Considerations .............................4    8. IANA Considerations .............................................4    9. Normative References ............................................4

1.  Introduction

   The [SORT] extension to the [IMAP] protocol provides a means for the    serv...