[ietf-smtp] Curious, with this now being associated to emailcore, should list name change?

Michael Peddemors <michael@linuxmagic.com> Fri, 17 July 2020 21:57 UTC

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Not sure what normally happens, but it might be confusing.

"Email Core" would have a wider scope, and it might be confusing if the 
list name was limited to 'smtp'.

Suggestion for topic for this group as well:

Unifying all the 'autodiscover' and 'autoconfig' methods currently in 
place.. email client developers have now a very convoluted set of 
requirements in order to find the 'recommended' settings for that domain 
or ISP etc..

There are several independent databases out there, eg Apple's own, the 
ISPDB, and even some of Microsofts' own email clients no longer follow 
traditional methods of lookups.. It is a bit of a mess, that maybe the 
IETF would like to weigh in on?



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