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[ietf-smtp] Proposed agenda for EMAILCORE BOF

2020-07-22 06:50:17
Revision of core Email specifications (emailcore) agenda for [virtual] Madrid.

WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2020 (UTC)
11:00-12:40 (1 hour 40 mins)

Agenda bashing, introduction, meeting format (chairs) -  5 mins
Problem statement (chairs) -  5 mins

Review of proposed changes to "Internet Message Format" (RFC 5322)
draft-resnick-rfc5322bis - 15 mins

 Issue with ABNF for "field":
 Disallow empty quoted string:
 Header field name length limit:

Triage of raised issues for "Simple Mail Transfer Protocol" (RFC 5321)
draft-klensin-rfc5321bis - 10 mins

Example topics (we tackle as many as we have time for)

 G.9.  Revisiting Quoted Strings

 G.7.11.  Bring back 1yz reply codes?

Core Email Applicability Statement: - 35 mins

 G.6.  Clarify where the protocol stands with respect to submission and
       TLS issues

   1.  submission on port 587 or port 465

   2.  TLS relay on a port different from 25 (whenever)

 Suggested SMTP Extensions:
  G.8.  Enhanced Reply Codes and DSNs
  SMTPUTF8 (a.k.a. EAI)

  G.3.  Meaning of "MTA" and Related Terminology
  G.7.2.  SMTP Model, terminology, and relationship to RFC 5598
  G.11.  SMTP Clients, Servers, Senders, and Receivers

 G.1.  IP Address Literals in EHLO, MAIL or RCPT

 G.7.3.  Resolvable FQDNs and private domain names

 G.10.  Internationalization Consideration section needed?

High level discussion of how the proposed WG going to decide
which issues to tackle (chairs) -  5 mins

Charter Review and discussion (chairs) - 25 mins


If we go too quickly through triage of some issues, here are some others that
we can discuss:

G.5.  Remove or deprecate the work-around from code 552 to 452

   The suggestion in Section may have outlived its usefulness
   and/or be inconsistent with current practice.  Should it be removed
   and/or explicitly deprecated?

G.7.1.  Issues with 521, 554, and 556 codes

   See new Section  More text may be needed, there or
   elsewhere, about choices of codes in response to initial opening and
   to EHLO, especially to deal with selective policy rejections.

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