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Re: Addition to <draft-ietf-mailext-smtpas-00.txt>
> > Section 2.4 reads as follows:
> > 2.4 Termination of connections.
> > A server-SMTP MUST NOT intentionally close the connection
> > except:
> > o After receiving a QUIT command and responding with a 221 reply.
> > o After detecting the need to shutdown the SMTP service and
> > returning a 451 reply to any command.
> However, there should be no reason to wait for reception of another command in
> the event of a timeout. I think the server should simply send 451 and close.
> As such, I agree with the addition of this case to the list as long as
> the server is required to send a 451.
Shouldn't the error code be 421?
(There's also a reference to using 220 as a reply code to EXPN and VRFY in
section 2.2.3 which should be 250.)