[REBOL] Re: Send & mail-server problem
From: robert:muench:robertmuench at: 7-Aug-2002 14:29
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [rebol-bounce--rebol--com] [mailto:[rebol-bounce--rebol--com]]
> On Behalf Of G. Scott Jones
> Sent: Wednesday, August 07, 2002 1:28 PM
> To: [rebol-list--rebol--com]
> Subject: [REBOL] Re: Send & mail-server problem
> Thanks for sending back the trace. The trace shows that
> REBOL correctly wants to send "QUIT" and expects to receive
> "221 Bye" but instead receives "250 Bye". This suggests that
> eXtremail (I was obviously mis-spelling it before :-) is
> sending the incorrect numeric code for sign-off.
Hi Scott, yep that's how I read this too. So your first guess was
completely right :-).
> Another quick way to check this issue is to make a quick hack
> on REBOL to make it temporarily compliant with what I *think*
> is going on.
I tried this and I got no error :-)).
> If REBOL does not complain, then this suggests that eXtremail
> is not sending the correct sequence.
I will post this on the extremail ML and see what the author has to say
> Alternatively, the scheme could be made a little smarter and
> look for errant servers and then check the alternative
> closing sequence.
I don't know how many non-compliant servers there exist. Maybe this is a
good idea anyway.
> Finally, if eXtremail is sending an incorrect sequence, I
> would suggest sending a correction suggestion to the source
> maintainer to be fixed in a future release. Just a thought,
> but obviously very few clients have complained thus far, or
> the (possible) error would already have been fixed!
That's what I don't understand too. Are all those clients implemented
with very relaxed checks?
> Hope this hels a bit more. As always, I am very interested
> in hearing what you find. --Scott Jones
Helped a lot. Thanks! I'll let you know what the extremail author says.