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Re: rfc2821bis-03 Issue 32: "MUST take responsibility"

2007-04-26 07:17:38

On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 08:35:54AM -0400, John C Klensin wrote:

      The responsibility of an SMTP client is to transfer mail
      messages to one or more SMTP servers, or report its
      failure to do so.
      In either case, a formal handoff of responsibility for
      the message occurs: the protocol requires that a server
      MUST accept responsibility for either delivering a
      message or properly reporting the failure to do so.


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