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

John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> Wed, 22 July 2020 17:34 UTC

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Subject: Re: [ietf-smtp] Proposed agenda for EMAILCORE BOF
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In article <1DD51B1C-03DE-457C-BD7B-F3E4E05EA692@aegee.org>rg>,
� ил� н � ала� зов <dilyan.palauzov@aegee.org> wrote:
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>Hello,
>
>> G.6.  Clarify where the protocol stands with respect to submission and TLS issues
>>  1.  submission on port 587 or port 465
>
>RFC 8314 says in the Introduction:
>
>“This memo now recommends that:
>
>o Connections to Mail Submission Servers and Mail Access Servers be made using "Implicit TLS" (as
>defined below), in preference to connecting to the "cleartext" port and negotiating TLS using the
>STARTTLS command or a similar command.”
>
>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.

R's,
John
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