The Core Notifications Protocol transmits notifications to a client about specific events on a server. This protocol is commonly used to inform the client about changes that have occurred in folders and messages on the server.
Sections 1.8, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative and can contain the terms MAY, SHOULD, MUST, MUST NOT, and SHOULD NOT as defined in [RFC2119]. Sections 1.5 and 1.9 are also normative but do not contain those terms. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.