[plt-scheme] SMTP/SSL

From: Matt Jadud (mcj4 at kent.ac.uk)
Date: Tue Aug 22 22:21:59 EDT 2006

If I decide to tackle it, I'll give a heads up. I won't be able to touch 
something requiring that level of attention for the better part of 
September, however. Other deadlines have to take precedence.


Matthew Flatt wrote:
> At Tue, 22 Aug 2006 16:26:20 -0400, Matt Jadud wrote:
>> I'm wondering if this should "just work," [...]
>> to send mail via SMTP through a host that uses TLS.
> No, I don't think so. 
> It should work on a connection that uses SMTP over SSL starting from
> byte 0. If I remember correctly, TLS means starting in plain text,
> negotiating, and then moving to SSL.
> The good news is that the newish `ports->SSL-ports' function can
> support the mid-stream switch into SSL. The bad news is that no one has
> implemented it in "smtp.ss".
> Matthew
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