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[REBOL] Re: Send & mail-server problem

From: rebol:optushome:au at: 5-Aug-2002 7:16

----- Original Message ----- From: "G. Scott Jones" <[gscottjones--mchsi--com]> To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 4:16 AM Subject: [REBOL] Re: Send & mail-server problem
> Hi, Robert, > > From: "Robert M. Muench" > > Hi, I'm running the eXtremail mail server ( > > for all of my and my companies SMTP stuff. I'm testing Phil's readmail > > mail reader and have written some Rebol CGI scripts that send emails. > > Sending mails with 'send works up to only one thing: > > > > ** User Error: Server error: tcp 250 Bye. ** Where: close smtp-port > > > > So, the mail is send correctly but the 'send function thinks there was > > an error and states this error. There seems to be some things extremail > > is sending that lets 'send make the error assumption. > > > > Does anyone has an idea what the problem could be? How to fix it? > > Looking at the error and the smtp scheme, I think that the most likely > problem is that the mail server is sending a nonstandard sign-off
> Normally, after the body of the email is sent, REBOL sends a "QUIT"
> In response, then it expects to see "221" followed by any brief message.
> guess is that extrememail is (probably erroneously) sending "250 Bye".
> is usually only sent following a correct sign-on or correct command/data > sequence, not for the sign-off command. >
I've seen something similar to this when sending a long email that had no line breaks. I reformatted the text to wrap at around 70 chars and the problem was gone. Cheers, Allen K