RFC 5784 on Sieve Email Filtering: Sieves and Display Directives in XML

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        RFC 5784

        Title:      Sieve Email Filtering: Sieves and 
                    Display Directives in XML 
        Author:     N. Freed, S. Vedam
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2010
        Mailbox:    ned.freed@mrochek.com, 
        Pages:      32
        Characters: 57087
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-freed-sieve-in-xml-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5784.txt

This document describes a way to represent Sieve email filtering
language scripts in XML.  Representing Sieves in XML is intended not
as an alternate storage format for Sieve but rather as a means to
facilitate manipulation of scripts using XML tools.

The XML representation also defines additional elements that have no
counterparts in the regular Sieve language.  These elements are
intended for use by graphical user interfaces and provide facilities
for labeling or grouping sections of a script so they can be
displayed more conveniently.  These elements are represented as
specially structured comments in regular Sieve format.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Sieve Mail Filtering Language Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
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