At 02:11 25-02-2008, Hector Santos wrote:
Don't you think this is important information to "keep" or bring
back in some form into 2821bis? It explains everything.
It's good that we know about it to have a better grasp of the mail
environment. The section I quoted talks about responses from
improperly implemented servers. That was 13 years ago. It's high
time that was fixed. I don't think it should be brought back into
RFC 2821bis because:
1. There is already text to tell us what to do (refer to my
2. We cannot support improperly implemented servers forever.
3. We don't want the specifications to be longer than necessary.
Or did the system, blame game work? I was able to show the big
brand name $$$$ AVS appliance vendor the "errors of their ways"
using 2821 only and they made the change/fix.
The system blame game never works. :-) You took the decision to make
a change that fixes the problem. That's always the best alternative.