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Re: [ietf-smtp] Proposed agenda for EMAILCORE BOF

2020-07-27 07:26:58
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<e2d87641-0c20-a127-7983-b50c01663c56(_at_)network-heretics(_dot_)com> you 
On 7/23/20 11:43 AM, John Levine wrote:

My reading is thay the above text clarifies to prefer 465 over 587.
Some of us disagree about how well this advice matches reality. See
you at the BOF. ...

The client is NOT expected to fail-over to STARTTLS on a different 
port.   The whole point of establishing the connection in advance and 
preferring Implicit TLS is to minimize the potential for downgrade attacks.

We agree about that, but if that what 8314 is supposed to say, it's
not saying it in a way I can recognize.


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