On 4/3/2004 2:09 PM, Keith Moore wrote:
Here's why I say that: because of a race condition documented in RFC
1047, SMTP servers should try to minimize delay between the receipt of
CRLF.CRLF to end the message and the sending of a reply.
The current draft model deals with this by immediately returning a 353
response code (or any other valid response, such as 250/550) after the
Any additional delays that would be incurred from per-user inspection of
the content would come after that immediate response.
Eric A. Hall http://www.ehsco.com/
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