Randy in Nevis

John Peach john-nanog at johnpeach.com
Wed Sep 29 08:23:10 CDT 2010


On Wed, 29 Sep 2010 06:16:04 -0700
Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:

> 
> On Sep 29, 2010, at 6:10 AM, John Peach wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 29 Sep 2010 15:06:02 +0200
> > Bjørn Mork <bjorn at mork.no> wrote:
> > 
> >> John Peach <john-nanog at johnpeach.com> writes:
> >> 
> >>> It's common knowledge that 465 is smtps, whatever else IANA might
> >>> say.
> >> 
> >> It's common knowledge that 465 *was* smtps.  A decade ago.  But it
> >> has never gone anywhere, and it is way overdue for an "obsolete"
> >> tag. Everyone actually caring about SMTP over SSL are using
> >> STARTTLS on port 25 and 587.  The faster we kill SMTPS the
> >> better.  Keeping it in current /etc/services and the like is only
> >> going to confuse people.
> > 
> > You obviously don't use a Blackberry with an imap(s) server.....
> > 
> What does imap(s) have to do with 465/SMTP?

Too early in the morning and I was not advocating maintaining SMTPS.


-- 
John




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