PIMAP: Goals and Motivation|
Support the mobile e-mail:
secure, quasi real-time 2-way propagation of messaging eventsbetween messaging servers and mobile devices, allowing bothstores to remain synchronized.
Mobile e-mail usage
Do so in a light-weight fashion:
Not as much overhead as a session-based SyncML approach.
Leveraging compression to ensure bandwidth conservation.
Group commands to reduce round-trips.
Take into account the variety of available network bearers in order toadjust the message flows accordingly.
Extend message delivery capabilities to obviate the need for SMTP.
Directly interfaces and interoperates with IMAPv4 Rev1 Message Store
Support event-based PIM synchronization