Re: Proof reading of a new debconf question
Francois Marier <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> (Please CC me on your replies, thanks!)
> I'd like to add this new debconf question to the email-reminder
> Template: email-reminder/smtp_ssl
> Type: boolean
> Default: false
> _Description: Connect to the SMTP server using SSL?
> Encryption can be turned on for SMTP servers which support it.
> Any comments?
The question might be better as a ‘select’ type, to make the
alternatives clearer. (As a boolean, it's not clear exactly what
happens if ‘false’ is chosen.)
Choices: none, ssl, tls
Description: What encryption should be used for the SMTP connection?
SMTP connections can be encrypted, if the SMTP server supports it.
If you choose ‘none’, connections will be made on the standard SMTP
port, and will not be encrypted.
If you choose ‘ssl’, connections will be made on the SMTP/SSL port,
and will be encrypted using SSL 3.0.
If you choose ‘tls’, connections will be made on the standard SMTP
port, and TLS 1.0 encryption will be negotiated when the connection
Clearly I'm making assumptions about the variable's meaning and
possible behaviours. Change it as necessary and, if you like, submit a
revised version here for further proof reading.
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