Re: Virus emails
On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 10:05:54AM -0500, Gunnar Wolf <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> Wouter Verhelst dijo [Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 09:03:39AM +0200]:
> > > I don't think so - And if so, this could break many client MTAs.
> > > According to the protocol definition ,
> > [...]
> > >  http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc0821.txt
> > MTAs that still stick to nothing but RFC821 are horribly outdated
> > nowadays. Modern MTAs support the ESMTP SIZE command, which should take
> > care of this problem.
> > Of course, that assumes the other end isn't lying, which probably is an
> > incorrect assumption...
> And I insist... Do you want to stop every mail which is (peeking at my
> inbox) between 1887 and 2183 bytes long just because it might be a
Um, those are line counts, not byte counts. 1889 lines is about 140k
on the one I just received.
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