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Re: Processing after the end of DATA

2010-08-09 20:27:59

--On Monday, August 09, 2010 17:40 -0700 Dave CROCKER
<dcrocker(_at_)bbiw(_dot_)net> wrote:

On 8/9/2010 5:36 PM, Tony Hansen wrote:
On the flip side is this: DATA Termination: 10 Minutes.

I can understand thinking that this is a 'flip' side, but as I
recall, there was different intent that drove the two-three

The core problem with doing any serious processing after
crlf.crlf is that it can take an unbounded amount of time,
plus Internet delays can get interesting.   All of which can
run things up to the timeout when that's not intended.

A big timeout is not meant to mean that one can take lots of

That is certainly how I've always understood it.