On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, Richard Dawe wrote:
The pipelining spec is hopelessly wooly.
Maybe it's worth doing an update to the spec, to make it clearer?
Probably. There has been a fair amount of discussion about this on the
Exim list, because Exim is unusually strict about when pipelining is
permitted (which turns out to be a useful defence against ratware).
Matthew Byng-Maddick did a good analysis of the problems and ambiguities:
(the thread got split across the week boundary)
I also found this when Googling, about pipelined close:
f.a.n.finch <dot(_at_)dotat(_dot_)at> http://dotat.at/
FAEROES: WEST OR SOUTHWEST 6 TO GALE 8, DECREASING 5 FOR A TIME. RAIN OR
SHOWERS. MODERATE OR GOOD.