Using smtplib login with esmtp

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Fri Aug 2 01:19:50 CEST 2002

Hi, Gerhard Haring !

 On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 08:21:27PM +0200, Gerhard Haring wrote:

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> Unfortunately, SMTP AUTH doesn't currently work in Python's smtplib when
> old-style AUTH advertisement (lines starting with auth=) are sent by the
> smtp server. There is a patch of me lying at Sourceforge that will most
> likely make it into Python 2.3. As this problem was asked here twice on
> this mailing list, it would IMO also be wiese to backport the bugfix for
> an upcoming Python 2.2.2. Opinions?

I think that backport of bugfix is a good idea.

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