IMAP4 Extension: Message Snippet Generation

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (extra WG)
Author Michael Slusarz 
Last updated 2018-08-03
Replaces draft-slusarz-imap-fetch-snippet
Replaced by RFC 8970
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This document specifies an IMAP protocol extension which allows a client to request that a server provide an abbreviated representation of a message (a snippet of text) that can be used by a client to provide a useful contextual preview of the message contents.


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