Contacts and ANNOTATEMORE ? WAS: Is it possible to store user contact/ address book in imap server?

Ken Murchison ken at
Wed Jul 16 12:55:48 EDT 2003

Christian Schulte wrote:

> Hello,
> I just wonder if the ANNOTATEMORE extension could be used for something like 
> that. After reading the RFC I know that an annotation is available for every 
> single mailbox/folder but why not store the users contacts and addresses as 
> an annotation in the users INBOX? Any reasons why not do that? Are there any 
> limits in size for an annotation?

There are no prefined limits, but I think storing a complete contact 
database as an annotation is not a good use of ANNOTATEMORE.

IMSP and ACAP are designed for this type of thing.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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