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Sieve Email Filtering -- Regular Expression Extension

Document type: Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Last updated: 2010-02-01 (latest revision 2004-10-27)
Intended RFC status: Proposed Standard
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IESG State: Replaced by draft-ietf-sieve-regex
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In some cases, it is desirable to have a string matching mechanism which is more powerful than a simple exact match, a substring match or a glob-style wildcard match. The regular expression matching mechanism defined in this draft should allow users to isolate just about any string or address in a message header or envelope.


Ken Murchison <>

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