[Python-Dev] Issue #15014 - SMTP AUTH initial-response (beta exception requested)

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Jul 7 21:12:46 CEST 2015

On Jul 07, 2015, at 02:53 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:

>To me, the main question is whether you are sure that your proposal is the
>right fix, or whether you might reasonably do something different (with the
>new arguments) if changes were reverted for the present and you two took more
>time to think about the problem.  My impression is that the latter is
>unlikely because the problem is inherent in the new auth methods.

I generally like the approach that initially added with issue #15014.  This is
a subtle corner of the RFC and an unexpected regression from Python 3.4.


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