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Re: Mail Data termination
At 8:20 PM -0400 8/16/11, Hector Santos wrote:
NO QUIT means a cancellation because otherwise the only other way
to end a SMTP session is for the client to close the socket
To me, this sounds like a confusion between POP and SMTP. In POP,
not sending a QUIT cancels any pending deletions. In SMTP, each MAIL
transaction stands alone. Sending a QUIT at the very end is
required, but failing to do so has no ill effects (and there are a
number of clients who don't bother).
Opinions are personal; facts are suspect; I speak for myself only
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