Re: qmail smtp auth patched server doesn't work with balsa

On Wed, 12 Jun 2002, Brian Stafford wrote:

> The only deployed AUTH patch for qmail I've seen is the one using the 
> non-standard AUTH= syntax, described in an internet draft, never made into 
> RFC, undocumented, etc etc.  For some reason ISPs are obsessed with 
> deploying this brain damage instead of using the standard.

AFAICT from the postfix-users mailing list, Outlook Express 4 needed
this broken syntax and would not work with proper SMTP AUTH.

Matthias Andree

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