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Re: [ietf-smtp] Endless debate on IP literals

2020-01-01 10:11:25
On 1/1/2020 8:01 AM, John R Levine wrote:
The definition of a fully capable MTA is circular -- it's an MTA that
does the things that persaude other MTAs that it's a real MTA.

We need to be able to point to a detailed, technical specification for 'real MTA'.

What I'm less clear about is whether you are suggesting there be two classes of MTA -- I'll offer 'Enterprise MTA' vs. 'Public MTA' as possible label distinctions -- or whether you view these lesser MTAs as simply being MSAs.


Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking

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