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Re: DATA, 221, and close (was: Re: RFC2821bis-01 Issue 8 number of message transactions per connection ?)

2007-03-29 10:33:39

[Apologies for not starting a new subject myself before; I wasn't sure
it was warranted.]

On 3/29/07, John C Klensin <john+smtp(_at_)jck(_dot_)com> wrote:

--On Thursday, 29 March, 2007 08:29 -0700 Bart Schaefer
<barton(_dot_)schaefer(_at_)gmail(_dot_)com> wrote:

> Recently I've encountered servers that respond with 221 rather
> than
> 250 at the end of the DATA phase (after <CRLF>.<CRLF>) and then
> immediately close the connection.

There is at least one well-known server that behaves in this
general way (perhaps not this specifically).

Yes, I'm familiar with both the server and the developer, but this
didn't seem like quite the same behavior that's been
advocated/implemented.  I don't recall anything from that source about
short-circuiting RSET.