Sieve: Vacation Extension

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual in app area)
Author Tim Showalter 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2004-08-24)
Replaced by RFC 5230
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-sieve-vacation
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This document describes an extension to the Sieve mail filtering language for an autoresponder similar to that of the Unix 'vacation' command for replying to messages with certain safety features to prevent problems.


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