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64bit body part and message sizes in IMAP4

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (extra WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Alexey Melnikov , Jayantheesh
Last updated 2023-10-30 (Latest revision 2018-03-04)
Replaces draft-melnikov-imap-64bit
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state Dead WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This document defines an IMAPv4rev1 extension that extends the existing IMAPv4rev1 32 Bit message and body part sizes to 63 bit. Both the base IMAP specification (RFC 3501) and several extensions are updated.


Alexey Melnikov

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