Collected Extensions to IMAP4 ABNF
RFC 4466

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From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Collected extensions to IMAP4 ABNF' 
         to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Collected extensions to IMAP4 ABNF '
   <draft-melnikov-imap-ext-abnf-09.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
IETF Working Group. 

The IESG contact person is Scott Hollenbeck.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-melnikov-imap-ext-abnf-09.txt

Technical Summary
 
Over the years many documents have added syntactic extensions to the
base IMAP commands described in RFC 3501.  For ease of reference this
document collects most of these ABNF changes in one place.  This document
updates the ABNF specifications found in RFCs 2088, 2342, 3501, 3502
and 3516. It also includes part of the errata to RFC 3501.
 
Working Group Summary
 
This document has been reviewed by the IMAPEXT and LEMONADE working
groups, though it is the work of an individual submitter.  Review
comments have been addressed in the document.
 
Protocol Quality
 
Scott Hollenbeck has reviewed this specification for the IESG.

Note to the RFC Editor:

In section 3, please change these two items:

OLD:
search          = "SEARCH" [search-return-opts]
                  search-program

search-program     = [SP "CHARSET" SP charset] 1*(SP search-key)
                     ;; CHARSET argument to SEARCH MUST be
                     ;; registered with IANA.

NEW:
search          = "SEARCH" [search-return-opts]
                  SP search-program

search-program     = ["CHARSET" SP charset SP]
                     search-key *(SP search-key)
                     ;; CHARSET argument to SEARCH MUST be
                     ;; registered with IANA.