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Re: LDAPS vs. StartTLS ext. op.

Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com> writes:

> If someone at IANA were to tell us that this number assignment was
> officially withdrawn, then we would drop it. We really wouldn't have much
> choice, nor would any other implementor that wanted to claim that their
> LDAP product was fully IETF-compliant.

Thankfully, it's pretty unlikely this will happen any time soon.  There
are still free low-numbered ports, the whole low-numbered port thing is
becoming less of an issue, and even among the assignments, there are ones
that are far more obscure and less used than ldaps.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>