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Re: [PATCH] SMTP Modifications

From: Yang Tse <>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 23:21:06 +0200

2011/8/25 Steve Holme wrote:

> Hi Dan,
>> As I brought up in March when this first came up, since
>> SMTP uses SASL for authentication, I suggest renaming
>> these to something like CURL_SASL_AUTH_x so that
>> they can be used for other SASL-using protocols in the future.
> I totally agree but can the optional initial response flag be classed as
> SASL though / Do other SASL protocols do the same sort of thing as SMTP with
> "AUTH [mechanism] [optional initial response]"?

Following sections of mentioned RFCs indicate that at least SASL for
POP3, SMTP and IMAP follow same scheme relative to the
'initial-response' being optional for each respective

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