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Re: sloppy option

On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 06:13:49PM +0100, Bartek Krajnik wrote:
> On 21-11-2003 at 06:59:30PM +0200, Matti Aarnio wrote:
> MA> With the server started like this:
> MA>    smtpserver -s sloppy -sve -l /var/log/mail/smtpserver
> Or with option "S" in smtpserver.conf. I know what means "sloppy".
> But I think "MAIL FROM: <some@address.org>" is RFC compilant.

Others have commented on these RFC bugs while I had my beauty-sleep..

The 'S' thing in  smtpserver.conf  works only, if the remote ends
greets with  HELO/EHLO.  But there are some weird clients that
don't bother to do even that :-(

I was trying to figure out, what was hammering one work server of mine
with that utterly sloppy "start straight with 'MAIL FROM:foo@bar'"

/Matti Aarnio	<mea@nic.funet.fi>
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