[nos-bbs] Winlink mail and JNOS

'Gustavo Ponza' g.ponza at tin.it
Sat Dec 24 04:56:01 EST 2016

On 12/23/2016 07:43 PM, Brian wrote:
> Peter;
> On Wed, 2016-12-21 at 15:19 -0800, Peter McCorison wrote:
>> The limitation is that you can't send email via Winlink to a
>> non-winlink address from a regular email client because the "smtp:"
>> prefix gets quoted and that confuses winlink.
> The appendage of "smtp:" in an address string I don't believe is part of
> the SMTP RFC specs. See:
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6531
> The mail engine of JNOS is smtp based... why is there a need to use
> Winlink and not migrate users over to JNOS instead or other
> packet<>email gateway systems? There's plenty of them available.

I would like that, from time to time, all primitive JNOS2 features
be revamped/improved to the state-of-the-art :)


73 and ciao, gus i0ojj
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