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

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 12:47:11 CEST 2015

On 8 July 2015 at 05:12, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> 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.

That strikes me as just the kind of
not-quite-as-finished-as-we-thought case that the beta cycle is
designed to flush out, so the minor further enhancement sounds like a
good idea to me.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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