Re: mailing list vs "the futur"
> On Thu, 30 Aug 2018 13:35:35 -0000 (UTC)
> Dan Purgert <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Joe wrote:
>> > On Thu, 30 Aug 2018 09:49:06 -0000 (UTC)
>> > Dan Purgert <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> >> Isn't that what Facebook, et. al. already do? It's AOL all over
>> >> again.
>> > Not quite yet. I can still invent a completely new protocol, send
>> > you the details, and we can exchange data over the Net using it.
>> > One day, ISPs will pass nothing but http/s.
>> Hm, seems like that'd break quite a lot of things that're important to
>> business -- SMTP, SFTP, FTP[*], AS2 ...
> Businesses are heavy users of Office 365, recent MS server
And yet they still need SMTP to send email to other businesses, be they
on a different o365 cluster, or gmail for business or still a holdout on
their own mailserver (not to mention businesses that run linux boxes and
have said boxes mailing logs and whatnot to people).
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