Re: [ietf-smtp] Terminology, was Followup to your reply on the IETF-SMTP mailing list

John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> Tue, 25 May 2021 18:31 UTC

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Subject: Re: [ietf-smtp] Terminology, was Followup to your reply on the IETF-SMTP mailing list
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It appears that Kaspar Etter  <kaspar@ef1p.com> said:
>Thank you for the additional context. Personally, I strongly object to the idea that mail service provider (MSP)
>and email service provider (ESP) can stand for different things.

Unfortunately, you're at least a decade too late.  The terms are well established in the industry
and there is no point in trying to change them now.

R's,
John