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I-D Action:draft-ietf-sieve-include-02.txt

2009-05-04 17:46:08
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        Title           : Sieve Email Filtering: Include Extension
        Author(s)       : C. Daboo, A. Stone
        Filename        : draft-ietf-sieve-include-02.txt
        Pages           : 12
        Date            : 2009-05-04

The Sieve Email Filtering "include" extension permits users to
include one Sieve script inside another.  This can make managing
large scripts or multiple sets of scripts much easier, and allows a
site and its users to build up libraries of scripts.  Users are able
to include their own personal scripts or site-wide scripts.

Change History (to be removed prior to publication as an RFC)

Changes from ietf-01 to ietf-02:
a.  Require that script names must be constant strings, not subject

 to variable expansion.
b.  Try the phrase immediate script instead of current script.
c.  Clarify that "global 'varname'" and "global.varname" refer to the

 same variable.
d.  Drop the requirement the global keywords come after require and

 before anything else.

Changes from ietf-00 to ietf-01:
a.  Replaced import/export with global.
b.  Added :once modifier to include.
c.  Added global namespace to see if it holds water.

Changes from daboo-06 to ietf-00:
a.  None

Changes from -05 to -06:
a.  Aaron Stone joins as author.
b.  Removed | characters from the script examples.
c.  Updated draft references to published RFCs.

Changes from -04 to -05:
a.  Fixed examples.
b.  Relaxed requirement that imported/exported variables be set

 before being used.

Changes from -03 to -04:
a.  Fixed missing 2119 definitions.
b.  Defined interaction with variables through use of import and

 export commands.

Changes from -02 to -03:
a.  Refreshing expired draft (updated for nits).
b.  Syntax -> Usage.
c.  Updated to 3028bis reference.

Changes from -01 to -02:
a.  Minor formatting changes only - refreshing expired draft.

Changes from -00 to -01:
a.  Added IPR boiler plate.
b.  Re-ordered sections at start to conform to RFC style.
c.  Moved recursion comment into General Considerations section.
d.  Switched to using optional parameter to indicate personal vs

e.  Explicitly state that an error occurs when a missing script is


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