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IMAP4 Extension for Named Searches (Filters)
RFC 5466

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:


From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    lemonade mailing list <>, 
    lemonade chair <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'IMAP4 extension for named searches 
         (filters)' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'IMAP4 extension for named searches (filters) '
   <draft-melnikov-imapext-filters-09.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Enhancements to Internet email to 
Support Diverse Service Environments Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Chris Newman and Lisa Dusseault.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary

   The document defines a way to persistently store named  IMAP (RFC
   3501) searches on the server.  Such named searches can be
   subsequently referenced in a SEARCH or any other command that accepts
   a search criteria as a parameter.

Working Group Summary

   This has been reviewed by some active participants of the Lemonade WG.

Document Quality

   The document was reviewed by a number of implementors, both
   clients and servers.

RFC Editor Note