Re: Whose bug is this?

From: Daniel Black <daniel.subs_at_internode.on.net>
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:53:41 +1100

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On 07/12/14 02:24, Dmitry E. Mikhailov wrote:
> On 12/06/2014 06:22 AM, Claus Assmann wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 05, 2014, Pascal wrote:
>>
>>> When sendmail is given a message with a line greater than 1000
>>> characters
>>
>> That's not allowed by the RFCs.
>>
>> GiGo.
>>
>> "Whose bug is this?": whoever submitted the broken/invalid message.
>
> I guess that applies to my previous question too: when the subject line
> is longer than about 1000 bytes (after conversion to UTF8) the message
> isn't signed also.
>
> Dmitry Mikhailov
>
>


In general, an implementation should be conservative in its sending
behavior, and liberal in its receiving behavior.

Jon Postel in RFC 760

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