Re: [apps-discuss] Mail client configuration via WebFinger

Claudio Allocchio <Claudio.Allocchio@garr.it> Tue, 09 February 2016 12:49 UTC

Return-Path: <Claudio.Allocchio@garr.it>
X-Original-To: apps-discuss@ietfa.amsl.com
Delivered-To: apps-discuss@ietfa.amsl.com
Received: from localhost (ietfa.amsl.com [127.0.0.1]) by ietfa.amsl.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id 3DD7B1A8A75 for <apps-discuss@ietfa.amsl.com>; Tue, 9 Feb 2016 04:49:09 -0800 (PST)
X-Virus-Scanned: amavisd-new at amsl.com
X-Spam-Flag: NO
X-Spam-Score: -2.422
X-Spam-Level:
X-Spam-Status: No, score=-2.422 tagged_above=-999 required=5 tests=[BAYES_00=-1.9, DKIM_SIGNED=0.1, DKIM_VALID=-0.1, DKIM_VALID_AU=-0.1, HELO_EQ_IT=0.635, HOST_EQ_IT=1.245, RCVD_IN_DNSWL_MED=-2.3, RP_MATCHES_RCVD=-0.001, SPF_PASS=-0.001] autolearn=ham
Received: from mail.ietf.org ([4.31.198.44]) by localhost (ietfa.amsl.com [127.0.0.1]) (amavisd-new, port 10024) with ESMTP id 5PRuprlpSAVN for <apps-discuss@ietfa.amsl.com>; Tue, 9 Feb 2016 04:49:07 -0800 (PST)
Received: from cyrus.dir.garr.it (cyrus.dir.garr.it [193.206.158.29]) (using TLSv1 with cipher ADH-AES256-SHA (256/256 bits)) (No client certificate requested) by ietfa.amsl.com (Postfix) with ESMTPS id 0E2DA1A8A6D for <apps-discuss@ietf.org>; Tue, 9 Feb 2016 04:49:06 -0800 (PST)
Received: internal info suppressed
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 13:49:04 +0100 (CET)
From: Claudio Allocchio <Claudio.Allocchio@garr.it>
X-X-Sender: claudio@mac-allocchio3.garrtest.units.it
To: Eric Burger <eburger@standardstrack.com>
In-Reply-To: <3FD5A7FB-DF78-468F-B7CD-84E5023D7D2B@standardstrack.com>
Message-ID: <alpine.OSX.2.20.1602091348110.538@mac-allocchio3.garrtest.units.it>
References: <em67ef0b5c-33c6-4fd5-ae6a-15f29ac400d2@sydney> <20160209011213.92948.qmail@ary.lan> <CAMm+LwiKK+ZXRgjBBdshMp4tozhFDcmGhQdY+f6F0XEP1Ae5Bw@mail.gmail.com> <1a51a22d-712b-43d2-b8ea-10ee0e5f2a18@gulbrandsen.priv.no> <3FD5A7FB-DF78-468F-B7CD-84E5023D7D2B@standardstrack.com>
User-Agent: Alpine 2.20 (OSX 67 2015-01-07)
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/mixed; BOUNDARY="0-2139066162-1455022145=:538"
DKIM-Signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha256; c=relaxed/simple; d=garr.it; s=cyrus; t=1455022145; bh=KRGUCE/67cqbZDUUY31i0+OVAnVd4q0MEbvQvqvZshE=; h=Date:From:To:cc:Subject:In-Reply-To:References; b=T8x0gjRG8EQdcyuEFy8UH0FqRNzl++F+vxNP7HCq2Ax3PShtTqJ7sBvWfdKTCtl95 HQayAlN9n8AM7hDneIcv48LiK4i/xowpvDuXAu+IT+I477VtvBBTHR811JfjBHVxGs E2/hBD99SoKgrcLufnYvAyBKNvlaHZfM3zJhMAG8=
Archived-At: <http://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/apps-discuss/PAtbRtycX05iDUApMj-QlI6mvao>
Cc: apps-discuss@ietf.org
Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] Mail client configuration via WebFinger
X-BeenThere: apps-discuss@ietf.org
X-Mailman-Version: 2.1.15
Precedence: list
List-Id: General discussion of application-layer protocols <apps-discuss.ietf.org>
List-Unsubscribe: <https://www.ietf.org/mailman/options/apps-discuss>, <mailto:apps-discuss-request@ietf.org?subject=unsubscribe>
List-Archive: <https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/browse/apps-discuss/>
List-Post: <mailto:apps-discuss@ietf.org>
List-Help: <mailto:apps-discuss-request@ietf.org?subject=help>
List-Subscribe: <https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/apps-discuss>, <mailto:apps-discuss-request@ietf.org?subject=subscribe>
X-List-Received-Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:49:10 -0000

On Tue, 9 Feb 2016, Eric Burger wrote:

> For that matter, one can argue that without security configuration, the 
> market has passed us by. My current experience is with MacOS. If you use 
> Gmail, iCloud mail, Yahoo! mail, AOL, or Exchange, your mail 
> configuration magically happens. If you are using a raw IMAP or POP3 
> server, more especially if you are using a real submit server at a 
> different address, too bad for you. However, I’ll bet 99.995% of typical 
> users are using one of the big providers and would ask “why is the IETF 
> working on how to configure Gmail? It just works already. The IETF is 
> solving yesterday’s problems.” If we say, “because you get security,” 
> 99;995% of people would say, “the IETF is great!”

+1 !

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Claudio Allocchio             G   A   R   R          Claudio.Allocchio@garr.it
                         Senior Technical Officer
tel: +39 040 3758523      Italian Academic and       G=Claudio; S=Allocchio;
fax: +39 040 3758565        Research Network         P=garr; A=garr; C=it;

               http://www.cert.garr.it/pgp/garr-cert-pgp-keys