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.
S. Moonesamy is the Document Shepherd for this document. Barry Leiba is
the Responsible Area Director.