Simon Josefsson | 30 Jun 23:29 2001

Re: notes on the managesieve protocol


<tmartin <at> mirapoint.com> writes:

> Sorry for the delay replying to this.

Likewise. :-)  (Maybe I did answer this earlier, but I'm not sure...)

>>Notes on the managesieve protocol:
>>
>>* add BYE <reason> to login message "OK"
> 
> Do you mean so the server can drop connections after failed logins such as:
> 
> BYE "Too many failed login attempts"
> <connection closed>
> 
> I'd agree with this. Should the server be allowed to give this
> response to other commands? I see no reason why not.

Right.  I see that you've made that change, thanks!

>>* support anonymous sasl mode for syntax verification only
> 
> I like this idea. It'll be in the next revision.

This too, thanks!

>>* just a thought: managesieve is not specific to sieve, perhaps it
>>  could be extended into allowing any language.  if the management
>>  protocol for mail splitting is language-independent we can replace
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