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Re: [Nmh-workers] modernizing smtp message submission

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] modernizing smtp message submission
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:34:29 -0400

>> We won't find standards support for it:  465 for SMTPS was revoked by
>> IANA (in 1998!) and reassigned to another service.  But as long as
>> AT&T (I know), Verizon (I think), and whoever else require it, we're
>> stuck with it.
>No we're not. Nor should we support it.  The standards-based
>alternatives are available and should me used.

Sigh.  I went around and around on this when I implemented it.  The reality
is a) there are some ISPs (not just AT&T) that it's the ONLY thing they
implement, and b) pretty much every other MUA supports it.


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