[NNTP] Comments on draft-...-authinfo-03
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at demon.net
Tue Sep 28 05:39:17 PDT 2004
Russ Allbery said:
>>>> Question to the group: would it be worth adding a flag to show that
>>>> authentication is no longer possible? Something like:
>>>> AUTHINFO - USER SASL:EXTERNAL
> I'd rather not add more complexity to the syntax right now.
It's not a syntax issue (apart from a trivial adjustment to the formal
syntax), since the arguments to a LIST EXTENSIONS capability can have any
form other than white space.
> I know it's a
> little bit confusing, but I think it's best to leave it as currently
> presented rather than adding a separate flag with a syntax that isn't
> really related to the rest of the protocol.
Shrug. It's your call; I'm not going to die in the ditch on this one.
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