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Re: Termination for SENDDATA command
John C Klensin wrote:
> if the strongest argument in favor of byte counts is, as you
> have expressed it, warning the receiver about how much stuff is
> coming so it can decline, then there is a "have it both ways"
> option that should be considered, i.e.,
> * announce an estimated byte count with the command, noting
> that senders are required to estimate either exactly or high and
> that a receiver may decline to give a "go ahead" if it doesn't
> like the estimate.
> * send with a delimiter.
But this doesn't save the receiver from having to parse for the
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