[Imap-protocol] draft-daboo-srv-email: POP3S/IMAPS?
arnt at gulbrandsen.priv.no
Mon Jan 18 01:40:48 PST 2010
Lyndon Nerenberg writes:
>> Feel free to suggest wording for an informational section
>> discouraging imaps/pop3s/smtps.
> I would argue that since neither of imaps and pops are internet
> standards, normative text about them is out of scope for a standards
> track document, therefore all references to them should be deleted.
Standards-track document talk about such things quite often. As long as
it's informational, anything goes.
I grepped for (informational) references to experimental RFCs in RFCs
5000-present, and found several hundred.
993 is a nuisance, but it's real enough.
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