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Re: How to set proxy for smtpmail.el ?


From: Dmitry Alexandrov
Subject: Re: How to set proxy for smtpmail.el ?
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 21:23:46 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Robert Pluim <rpluim@gmail.com> wrote:
> SMTP via a proxy sounds like a bad idea: you give the proxy access to all 
> your email.

Perhaps, it worth clarifying, that this is about SOCKS-proxies as they are 
currently supported by GNU Emacs.  Normally, SOCKS and TLS are _not_ mutually 
exclusive.

Actually, Google simply would not allow you to do a mistake of establishing 
unenciphered connection there, via proxy or not.

> Having said that, there╩╝s a socks.el which contains 
> 'socks-open-network-stream' that might work for you.

That is, it should not.

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