The IMAP Move Extension

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual in app area)
Author Arnt Gulbrandsen 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2012-03-29)
Replaced by RFC 6851
Stream IETF
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
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The MOVE extension provides a new command, UID MOVE, which moves one or more messages from the selected mailbox to a named mailbox.


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