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Title : INTERNET MESSAGE ACCESS PROTOCOL - MULTIAPPEND
Author(s) : M. Crispin
Filename : draft-crispin-imap-multiappend-03.txt
Pages : 6
Date : 21-Feb-01
This document describes the multiappending extension to the [IMAP]
protocol. This extension provides substantial performance
improvements for IMAP clients which upload multiple messages at a
time to a mailbox on the server.
A server which supports this extension indicates this with a
capability name of 'MULTIAPPEND'.
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