Format clarification - folder annotations

Jeroen van Meeuwen vanmeeuwen at
Fri Sep 21 12:47:31 CEST 2012

On Friday, September 21, 2012 11:09:23 AM Aleksander Machniak wrote:
> I think that usage of word "namespace" is confusing. We have "IMAP
> namespaces" and "annotation namespaces". I propose to use word
> "namespace" only in context of IMAP folder hierarchy. When we talk about
> annotations I propose to use "private annotation", "shared annotation".

That is a good suggestion, but reading the RFC to see what terminology they 
use[1], perhaps "scope" is yet even better?

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen


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