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I-D ACTION:draft-melnikov-imap-unselect-00.txt



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	Title		: IMAP UNSELECT command
	Author(s)	: A. Melnikov
	Filename	: draft-melnikov-imap-unselect-00.txt
	Pages		: 5
	Date		: 2002-10-16
	
Certain types of IMAP clients need to release resources associated
with the selected mailbox without selecting a different mailbox.
While [IMAP4] provides this functionality (via a SELECT command with
an invalid argument), a more clean solution is desirable.
[IMAP4] defines the CLOSE command that closes the selected mailbox as
well as permanently removes all messages with the Deleted flag set.
However [IMAP4] lacks a command that simply closes the mailbox
without expunging it. This document defines the UNSELECT command for
this purpose.
A server which supports this extension indicates this with a
capability name of 'UNSELECT'.

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