Re: [ietf-smtp] Issueds listed in 5321bis Appendix GRe: and pending I-Ds (wasL Proposed agenda for EMAILCORE BOF)

Alessandro Vesely <> Tue, 28 July 2020 15:47 UTC

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Subject: Re: [ietf-smtp] Issueds listed in 5321bis Appendix GRe: and pending I-Ds (wasL Proposed agenda for EMAILCORE BOF)
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On Tue 28/Jul/2020 13:29:34 +0200 John C Klensin wrote:
> As far as I can tell, there is little energy for working on RFC5321bis/
> 5322bis and then reissuing them as Proposed Standards.   If the goal is to
> finally get SMTP and the Header specification to Internet Standard and
> definitively (finally) replace 821/822 --something I read into the draft
> charter-- that would be seriously counterproductive.


> If there are specifications in the pipe whose results should really be 
> incorporated into the revised documents, than we should probably postpone
> the WG until those specifications are ready.  If you believe that is the
> case, please make the argument at the BOF.

No, that would be too slow.  A right amount of coordination will suffice :-)