On Tue, 09 Sep 2003 13:29:41 +0800, Shelby Moore said:
One merely needs to disconnect without using QUIT, if the POP server is RFC
1939 compliant. So this seems to make the whole suggestion implausible, since
so easily to divert it.
That's a big 'if'. RFC2821 mandates the acceptance of 'MAIL FROM:<>', but
my site alone gets enough bounces from sites that don't that I've found it
to define a macro to submit the site to www.rfc-ignorant.org.
It used to be that protocols only needed be error-resistant. Nowadays, it
they need to be treachery-resistant too.....
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