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Re: STARTTLS & EHLO: Errata text?

2009-02-01 13:03:46

--On Sunday, February 01, 2009 17:14 +0000 Tony Finch
<dot(_at_)dotat(_dot_)at> wrote:

On Sat, 31 Jan 2009, Hector Santos wrote:

So the one question I did have was the response code from the
server.  As shown, the server issued 550. It was something:

   [TLS established]
   C: MAIL FROM <xxxx>
   S: 550 EHLO/HELO required.

Shouldn't the server response be 503 (Bad Sequence of
If so, should this be stated in the revised text?

Not in 3207 - this requirement is inherited from 5321.

IMO, that requirement, and the use of the codes, is perfectly
clear in 5321 (at least to anyone who bothers to read it).  If
someone disagrees, please send text.