The IMAP NOSTORE Extension

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Author Arnt Gulbrandsen 
Last updated 2006-08-30
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The NOSTORE extension allows an IMAP server to send EXPUNGE and EXISTS responses to a support client at any time, while preserving the advantages of message-number arithmentic. The extension requires that UID STORE be used instead of STORE.


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