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Can an IMAP client create new and modify stored messages in his mailbox on remote server?

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Yes, IMAP can be used to create new messages within a folder as well as to manipulate existing messages.

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Manipulate as in move around, or edit message bodies too? – Ivan Jul 18 '10 at 18:22
As in move around. Editing messages isn't part of the IMAP spec per se, although it can be simulated via deletion and creation. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jul 18 '10 at 18:41

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