Re: [Extra] Discussion of charter and SMTP related work

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Would expanding the scope of this group open it up more to taking on the 
CLIENTID extensions?

On 2018-11-08 4:09 a.m., Bron Gondwana wrote:
> Apologies for the flood, this is the last one, I promise!  At least, 
> it's the last checkbox ACTION item I have from today's meeting...
> Hi All,
> When we chartered this working group, we had a flood of work, and we 
> deliberately excluded SMTP and MIME from our charter in order to stay 
> focused.  The flood has mostly abated now, and we find ourselves 
> considering whether to open up our scope to accept some other work which 
> has interest (fixing the fact that 822 is an obsolete INTERNET STANDARD 
> replace by 5322 which is only a DRAFT STANDARD - which doesn't even 
> exist any more, and also fixing accumulated errata).  There's also some 
> MIME work which could be tightened up and better described.
> The choices before us are roughly:
> a) spin up a new working group to take on the SMTP/MIME work
> b) recharter this group
> It's expected that much the same people will be involved regardless, so 
> we'd be keen to hear arguments for or against these options.  Please 
> reply to this email with your opinions.
> Thanks,
> Bron.
> --
>    Bron Gondwana, CEO, FastMail Pty Ltd
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