[ietf-nntp] Re: SASL capability
ken at oceana.com
Fri Jun 11 06:52:23 PDT 2004
Clive D.W. Feather wrote:
> Ken Murchison said:
>>Question: What do we do if a server only supports PLAIN and EXTERNAL
>>and a client does LIST EXTENSIONS prior to STARTTLS? Do we advertise
>>just "AUTHINFO" or "AUTHINFO SASL:" or ???
> I think that advertising "I do SASL but have no methods that I'm willing to
> offer you right now" is a good idea, so "AUTHINFO SASL:".
Any other thoughts on this? Currently, both server implementations
(Cyrus and INN) only report "SASL:" when mechanisms are available.
Kenneth Murchison Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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