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Re: Submission and SMTP SRV records

2004-03-16 18:12:54

On 3/16/2004 6:56 PM, Keith Moore wrote:

this doesn't solve the problem of clients acting inconsistently from 
one another.

It's not the full text either. Read the draft.

TLS support (and SASL mechanisms) can be discovered with a probe. The
protocol specs (mostly) require TLS

neither POP nor IMAP nor SUBMISSION requires TLS.

I should have said 'newer'. Like RFC 3501 (IMAP)

      Client and server implementations MUST implement the STARTTLS,
      LOGINDISABLED, and AUTH=PLAIN (described in [IMAP-TLS])
      capabilities.  See the Security Considerations section for
      important information.

AUTH/STARTTLS weren't around for POP3 and SUBMIT, obviously.

Eric A. Hall                              
Internet Core Protocols