automx2 v2019.0

Wolfgang Rosenauer wolfgang at
Mon Jan 6 09:32:45 CET 2020


Am 03.01.20 um 22:01 schrieb Ralph Seichter:
> * Wolfgang Rosenauer:
>> I'm still not sure how to represent the possibility to offer IMAP via
>> STARTTLS and TLS with one of it preferred.
> Why would one of those mechanisms be preferred, given that they achieve
> the same goal, albeit with a small amount of extra data sent in the case
> of STARTTLS? Define both, have the client pick one.
> I am aware that the order of entries in the result can indicate order of
> preference, but currently the returned server records depend wholly on
> the database backend and/or driver, and clients are not guaranteed to
> honor order of preference anyway.

According to the Mozilla autoconfig specification the order is actually
defined (if only for Thunderbird):


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