[nSLUG] dot issue seems to be a mailing list bug
robert at mckay.com
Wed Nov 30 21:13:50 AST 2005
On 11/30/05, Donald Teed <donald.teed at gmail.com> wrote:
> I too have used raw SMTP and know about the . used to end the message
> but that isn't what is happening in this case. It would be interesting to
> know how
> MTA + SMTP servers are normally able to ignore an instance of this.
They scape single dots at the start of a line with a second dot so
on the wire. I'm not sure why that failed here.. perhaps it's a problem with
LMTP or something similar that also interprets dots after the mail server
has delt with it.
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