The IMAP APPENDLIMIT Extension
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: "IETF-Announce" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, "S Moonesamy" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, "The IESG" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Protocol Action: 'The IMAP APPENDLIMIT Extension' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-imapapnd-appendlimit-extension-10.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'The IMAP APPENDLIMIT Extension' (draft-ietf-imapapnd-appendlimit-extension-10.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the IMAP APPEND Extensions Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Ben Campbell, Barry Leiba and Alissa Cooper. A URL of this Internet Draft is: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-imapapnd-appendlimit-extension/
Technical Summary The document defines an extension to the IMAP service whereby a server can advertise its capability to support maximum mail upload size using CAPABILITY, STATUS, and LIST commands. The type of RFC being requested is Proposed Standard as the draft defines a protocol that will have to be supported on by an IMAP client and an IMAP server. Review and Consensus The document was reviewed by the Imapapnd Working Group. There was a small number of participants interested in the draft. There is at least one implementation of this, but some participants are skeptical about broad acceptance, as this extension addresses an issue that is not commonly much of a problem. Although the document addresses that in Section 1, it did not convince part of the working group. The WG consensus on this extension can be described as rough, even though there wasn't any noteworthy controversy. Personnel S. Moonesamy is the Document Shepherd for this document. Barry Leiba is the Responsible Area Director.