Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) - Version 4rev2
RFC 9051

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2021-08-26
30 (System) IANA registries were updated to include RFC9051
2021-08-23
30 (System)
Received changes through RFC Editor sync (created alias RFC 9051, changed abstract to 'The Internet Message Access Protocol Version 4rev2 (IMAP4rev2) allows a client to …
2021-08-23
30 (System) RFC published
2021-08-16
30 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48-DONE from AUTH48
2021-06-11
30 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48
2021-05-21
30 (System) RFC Editor state changed to RFC-EDITOR from TI
2021-04-22
30 (System) RFC Editor state changed to TI from EDIT
2021-03-10
30 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2021-03-10
30 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from In Progress
2021-03-10
30 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2021-03-10
30 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2021-03-10
30 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from On Hold
2021-03-09
30 (System) IANA Action state changed to On Hold from In Progress
2021-03-09
30 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2021-03-08
30 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2021-03-08
30 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2021-03-01
30 Bron Gondwana Added to session: IETF-110: extra  Fri-1530
2021-02-22
30 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2021-02-18
30 Tero Kivinen Closed request for Telechat review by SECDIR with state 'Overtaken by Events'
2021-02-18
30 Tero Kivinen Assignment of request for Telechat review by SECDIR to Daniel Migault was marked no-response
2021-02-17
30 (System) RFC Editor state changed to EDIT
2021-02-17
30 (System) IESG state changed to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent
2021-02-17
30 (System) Announcement was received by RFC Editor
2021-02-17
30 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2021-02-17
30 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent from Approved-announcement to be sent
2021-02-17
30 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2021-02-17
30 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2021-02-17
30 Amy Vezza Ballot approval text was generated
2021-02-17
30 Murray Kucherawy IESG state changed to Approved-announcement to be sent from Approved-announcement to be sent::AD Followup
2021-02-16
30 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-30.txt
2021-02-16
30 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2021-02-16
30 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2021-02-13
29 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-29.txt
2021-02-13
29 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2021-02-13
29 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2021-02-10
28 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2021-02-10
28 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-28.txt
2021-02-10
28 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2021-02-10
28 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2021-02-04
27 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to Approved-announcement to be sent::Revised I-D Needed from IESG Evaluation
2021-02-04
27 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Magnus Westerlund
2021-02-04
27 Benjamin Kaduk
[Ballot comment]
There are several places where we see a:

  Note: Since this document is restricted to 7-bit ASCII text, it is
  not …
2021-02-04
27 Benjamin Kaduk [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Benjamin Kaduk
2021-02-04
27 Gunter Van de Velde Closed request for Last Call review by OPSDIR with state 'Overtaken by Events'
2021-02-04
27 Martin Vigoureux [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Martin Vigoureux
2021-02-03
27 Amanda Baber IANA Review state changed to IANA OK - Actions Needed from Version Changed - Review Needed
2021-02-02
27 Warren Kumari
[Ballot comment]
I have but nits to offer:
O:IMAP was originally developed for the older [RFC-822] standard, and as a consequence several fetch items
P: …
2021-02-02
27 Warren Kumari [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Warren Kumari
2021-02-02
27 Deborah Brungard [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Deborah Brungard
2021-02-02
27 (System) IANA Review state changed to Version Changed - Review Needed from IANA OK - Actions Needed
2021-02-02
27 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-27.txt
2021-02-02
27 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2021-02-02
27 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2021-02-02
26 Alvaro Retana
[Ballot comment]
[Disclaimer: All I know about IMAP is that I use it to read my mail. :-)]

It caught my attention that while this …
2021-02-02
26 Alvaro Retana [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alvaro Retana
2021-02-02
26 Alissa Cooper
[Ballot comment]
Thanks for taking this on.

(1) Section 6.3.9 says:

"The LIST command SHOULD return its data quickly, without undue delay.
  For example, …
2021-02-02
26 Alissa Cooper [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alissa Cooper
2021-02-02
26 Roman Danyliw
[Ballot comment]
** Section 1.3.  What are the “unpublished IMAP2bis protocols”?  Even if there were unpublished, is there any pointer/reference that can be provided, say …
2021-02-02
26 Roman Danyliw [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Roman Danyliw
2021-02-01
26 Erik Kline [Ballot comment]
[[ nits ]]

[ section 2.3.2 ]

* "This so that" -> "This is so that", perhaps
2021-02-01
26 Erik Kline [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Erik Kline
2021-02-01
26 Robert Wilton
[Ballot comment]
Thank you for your work on this important update to IMAP, hopefully putting it on a better footing for the future.

I'm balloting …
2021-02-01
26 Robert Wilton Ballot comment text updated for Robert Wilton
2021-02-01
26 Robert Wilton
[Ballot comment]
Thank you for your work on this important update to IMAP, hopefully putting it on a better footing for the future.

I'm balloting …
2021-02-01
26 Robert Wilton [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Robert Wilton
2021-02-01
26 Éric Vyncke
[Ballot comment]
Thank you for the work put into this document. Collecting and aggregating all the previous updates is really useful. The numerous examples are …
2021-02-01
26 Éric Vyncke [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Éric Vyncke
2021-01-28
26 Amanda Baber IANA Review state changed to IANA OK - Actions Needed from Version Changed - Review Needed
2021-01-24
26 Tero Kivinen Request for Telechat review by SECDIR is assigned to Daniel Migault
2021-01-24
26 Tero Kivinen Request for Telechat review by SECDIR is assigned to Daniel Migault
2021-01-24
26 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-26.txt
2021-01-24
26 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2021-01-24
26 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2021-01-22
25 Martin Duke
[Ballot comment]
Various non-blocking questions/comments:

2.3.1.1 what would happen if the UID approached 2^32 due to a lifetime of spam or something? The server can …
2021-01-22
25 Martin Duke [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Martin Duke
2021-01-20
25 (System) IANA Review state changed to Version Changed - Review Needed from IANA - Not OK
2021-01-20
25 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-25.txt
2021-01-20
25 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2021-01-20
25 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2021-01-20
24 Cindy Morgan Placed on agenda for telechat - 2021-02-04
2021-01-20
24 Barry Leiba [Ballot comment]
I am an author.  But everyone else should ballot Yes.
2021-01-20
24 Barry Leiba Ballot comment text updated for Barry Leiba
2021-01-20
24 Barry Leiba [Ballot comment]
I am an author.
2021-01-20
24 Barry Leiba [Ballot Position Update] New position, Recuse, has been recorded for Barry Leiba
2021-01-20
24 Murray Kucherawy Ballot has been issued
2021-01-20
24 Murray Kucherawy [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Murray Kucherawy
2021-01-20
24 Murray Kucherawy Created "Approve" ballot
2021-01-20
24 Murray Kucherawy IESG state changed to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead
2021-01-20
24 (System) IESG state changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call
2021-01-19
24 Murray Kucherawy Ballot writeup was changed
2021-01-19
24 (System) IANA Review state changed to IANA - Not OK from IANA - Review Needed
2021-01-19
24 Sabrina Tanamal
(Via drafts-lastcall@iana.org): IESG/Authors/WG Chairs:

The IANA Functions Operator has completed its review of draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-24. If any part of this review is inaccurate, please let us …
2021-01-19
24 Daniel Migault Request for Last Call review by SECDIR Completed: Has Nits. Reviewer: Daniel Migault. Sent review to list.
2021-01-15
24 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Daniel Migault
2021-01-15
24 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Daniel Migault
2021-01-14
24 Robert Sparks Request for Last Call review by GENART Completed: Ready. Reviewer: Robert Sparks. Sent review to list.
2021-01-08
24 Gunter Van de Velde Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR is assigned to Susan Hares
2021-01-08
24 Gunter Van de Velde Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR is assigned to Susan Hares
2021-01-07
24 Jean Mahoney Request for Last Call review by GENART is assigned to Robert Sparks
2021-01-07
24 Jean Mahoney Request for Last Call review by GENART is assigned to Robert Sparks
2021-01-06
24 Cindy Morgan IANA Review state changed to IANA - Review Needed
2021-01-06
24 Cindy Morgan
The following Last Call announcement was sent out (ends 2021-01-20):

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
CC: brong@fastmailteam.com, draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2@ietf.org, extra-chairs@ietf.org, extra@ietf.org, superuser@gmail.com
Reply-To: last-call@ietf.org …
2021-01-06
24 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to In Last Call from Last Call Requested
2021-01-06
24 Murray Kucherawy Last call was requested
2021-01-06
24 Murray Kucherawy Ballot approval text was generated
2021-01-06
24 Murray Kucherawy Ballot writeup was generated
2021-01-06
24 Murray Kucherawy IESG state changed to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation::AD Followup
2021-01-06
24 Murray Kucherawy Last call announcement was generated
2021-01-05
24 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2021-01-05
24 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-24.txt
2021-01-05
24 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2021-01-05
24 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2021-01-04
23 Murray Kucherawy Additional edits are under discussion.
2021-01-04
23 Murray Kucherawy IESG state changed to AD Evaluation::Revised I-D Needed from AD Evaluation::AD Followup
2021-01-04
23 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2021-01-04
23 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-23.txt
2021-01-04
23 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2021-01-04
23 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2021-01-04
22 Murray Kucherawy IESG state changed to AD Evaluation::Revised I-D Needed from AD Evaluation
2020-12-31
22 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-22.txt
2020-12-31
22 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2020-12-31
22 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2020-11-23
21 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-21.txt
2020-11-23
21 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2020-11-23
21 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2020-11-19
20 Murray Kucherawy IESG state changed to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested
2020-11-18
20 Bron Gondwana
(1) Document Type: Proposed Standard.

This is appropriate as it combines the work from other documents which are Proposed Standard.

(2) Document Announcement Write-Up:

Technical …
2020-11-18
20 Bron Gondwana IETF WG state changed to Submitted to IESG for Publication from In WG Last Call
2020-11-18
20 Bron Gondwana IESG state changed to Publication Requested from AD is watching
2020-11-18
20 Bron Gondwana
(1) Document Type: Proposed Standard.

This is appropriate as it combines the work from other documents which are Proposed Standard.

(2) Document Announcement Write-Up:

Technical …
2020-10-27
20 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-20.txt
2020-10-27
20 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2020-10-27
20 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2020-10-27
19 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-19.txt
2020-10-27
19 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2020-10-27
19 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2020-09-16
18 Bron Gondwana Tag Revised I-D Needed - Issue raised by WG cleared.
2020-09-16
18 Bron Gondwana IETF WG state changed to In WG Last Call from Waiting for WG Chair Go-Ahead
2020-09-15
18 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-18.txt
2020-09-15
18 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2020-09-15
18 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2020-07-29
17 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-17.txt
2020-07-29
17 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2020-07-29
17 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2020-07-13
16 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-16.txt
2020-07-13
16 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2020-07-13
16 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2020-06-17
15 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-15.txt
2020-06-17
15 (System) New version approved
2020-06-17
15 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>, Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>, extra-chairs@ietf.org
2020-06-17
15 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2020-05-08
14 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-14.txt
2020-05-08
14 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2020-05-08
14 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2020-04-03
13 Bron Gondwana Tag Revised I-D Needed - Issue raised by WG set.
2020-04-03
13 Bron Gondwana IETF WG state changed to Waiting for WG Chair Go-Ahead from In WG Last Call
2020-04-03
13 Murray Kucherawy Note field has been cleared
2020-03-26
13 Murray Kucherawy Note added 'Tinkering with my newfound powers.'
2020-03-26
13 Murray Kucherawy Responsible AD changed to Murray Kucherawy
2020-03-26
13 Murray Kucherawy IESG process started in state AD is watching
2020-03-26
13 (System) Earlier history may be found in the Comment Log for /doc/draft-melnikov-imap4rev2/
2020-03-09
13 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-13.txt
2020-03-09
13 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2020-03-09
13 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2020-02-12
12 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-12.txt
2020-02-12
12 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2020-02-12
12 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2019-12-19
11 Bron Gondwana IETF WG state changed to In WG Last Call from WG Document
2019-12-03
11 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-11.txt
2019-12-03
11 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2019-12-03
11 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2019-11-26
10 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-10.txt
2019-11-26
10 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2019-11-26
10 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2019-11-24
09 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-09.txt
2019-11-24
09 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2019-11-24
09 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2019-11-21
08 Bron Gondwana Notification list changed to Bron Gondwana <brong@fastmailteam.com>
2019-11-21
08 Bron Gondwana Document shepherd changed to Bron Gondwana
2019-11-21
08 Bron Gondwana Changed consensus to Yes from Unknown
2019-11-21
08 Bron Gondwana Intended Status changed to Proposed Standard from None
2019-11-19
08 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-08.txt
2019-11-19
08 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2019-11-19
08 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2019-11-04
07 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-07.txt
2019-11-04
07 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2019-11-04
07 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2019-10-28
06 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-06.txt
2019-10-28
06 (System) New version accepted (logged-in submitter: Alexey Melnikov)
2019-10-28
06 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2019-07-09
05 Cindy Morgan New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-05.txt
2019-07-09
05 (System) Secretariat manually posting. Approvals already received
2019-07-09
05 Cindy Morgan Uploaded new revision
2019-03-09
04 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-04.txt
2019-03-09
04 (System) New version approved
2019-03-09
04 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>, Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>, extra-chairs@ietf.org
2019-03-09
04 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2019-02-03
03 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-03.txt
2019-02-03
03 (System) New version approved
2019-02-03
03 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>, Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>, extra-chairs@ietf.org
2019-02-03
03 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2018-10-19
02 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-02.txt
2018-10-19
02 (System) New version approved
2018-10-19
02 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>, extra-chairs@ietf.org
2018-10-19
02 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2018-07-16
01 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-01.txt
2018-07-16
01 (System) New version approved
2018-07-16
01 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>, extra-chairs@ietf.org
2018-07-16
01 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision
2018-05-30
00 Alexey Melnikov Became a WG document.
2018-05-30
00 Alexey Melnikov This document now replaces draft-melnikov-imap4rev2 instead of None
2018-05-30
00 Alexey Melnikov New version available: draft-ietf-extra-imap4rev2-00.txt
2018-05-30
00 (System) WG -00 approved
2018-05-30
00 Alexey Melnikov Set submitter to "Alexey Melnikov <Alexey.Melnikov@isode.com>", replaces to (none) and sent approval email to group chairs: extra-chairs@ietf.org
2018-05-30
00 Alexey Melnikov Uploaded new revision