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IMAP Support for UTF-8

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (eai WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Pete Resnick , Chris Newman , Sean Shen
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2010-11-09)
Replaced by RFC 6855
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-eai-5738bis
Action Holders
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD Peter Saint-Andre
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This specification extends the Internet Message Access Protocol version 4rev1 (IMAP4rev1) to support UTF-8 encoded international characters in user names, mail addresses and message headers.


Pete Resnick
Chris Newman
Sean Shen

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