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Re: rfc2821 New Issue: Section 4.3.2, the "anywhere" codes, and related topics

2007-12-01 09:04:49

Absolutely right.  My apologies.  I wonder what aberration of
memory caused me to come up with 1000?

The general reasoning, of course, still stands.


--On Saturday, 01 December, 2007 00:31 -0800 Bill McQuillan
<McQuilWP(_at_)pobox(_dot_)com> wrote:

On Fri, 2007-11-30, John C Klensin wrote:

So, if others agree with my interpretation, I propose to
modify the description of 500 quoted above by adding to the

             Similarly, producing a "command line too long" message
             for a command line shorter than 1000 characters would
             violate the provisions of Section

My copy of draft-klensin-rfc2821bis-06 would suggest 512
characters:  command line

   The maximum total length of a command line including the
command word    and the <CRLF> is 512 characters.  SMTP
extensions may be used to    increase this limit.