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Re: Processing after the end of DATA

2010-08-10 15:36:22

On Aug 9, 2010, at 5:30 PM, Dave CROCKER wrote:

On 8/9/2010 5:25 PM, Steve Atkins wrote:
Can folks offer pointers to normative language?

Tail end of section 6.1 of 5321:

"To avoid receiving duplicate messages as the result of timeouts, a
   receiver-SMTP MUST seek to minimize the time required to respond to
   the final<CRLF>.<CRLF>  end of data indicator. "

However the same section also says:


And, yeah, it might be worth reviewing both normative directives.