[Imap-protocol] RFC 2192: what's a section?

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Mon Sep 18 04:58:58 PDT 2006


On Mon Sep 18 11:42:33 2006, Abhijit Menon-Sen wrote:

> RFC 2192 says (and RFC 2060 agrees):

>

> section = section_text /

> (nz_number *["." nz_number] ["." (section_text /

> "MIME")])

>

> And section_text is defined as:

>

> section_text = "HEADER" / "HEADER.FIELDS" [".NOT"]

> SPACE header_list / "TEXT"

>

> Do existing IMAP-URL implementations really allow URLs like

> foo/;UID=23/;SECTION=HEADER.FIELDS%20(Newsgroups%20Content-Md5%20Content-Disposition%20Content-Language%20Content-Location%20Resent-To%20Resent-Date%20Resent-From%20Resent-Cc%20Resent-Subject%20List-Help%20List-Unsubscribe%20List-Subscribe%20List-Post%20List-Owner%20List-Archive%20Followup-To%20References)?


Yes, they sem to. It's possible to use similar constructs in
CATENATE, and my implementation certain handles this.

Dave.
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