3.1.1 Abstract Data Model

This section describes a conceptual model of possible data organization that an implementation maintains to participate in this protocol. The described organization is provided to facilitate the explanation of how the protocol behaves. This document does not mandate that implementations adhere to this model as long as their external behavior is consistent with that specified in this document.

The Mail Tips Web Service Extensions are used to retrieve mail tips for a specified mailbox on the server. The server maintains the mail tips.

The client is not required to maintain the state of mail tips on the server and can retrieve the current set of mail tips at any time.