Re: [apps-discuss] Comments on Malformed Message BCP draft

Nathaniel Borenstein <nsb@guppylake.com> Fri, 15 April 2011 09:19 UTC

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On Apr 14, 2011, at 10:58 AM, Simon Tyler wrote:

> https://www1.tools.ietf.org/html/draft-kucherawy-mta-malformed-00
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> If you have read this far then I think you will agree with me that Murray has made a good start on a much needed set of guidelines. Now let's see if we can support him to expand on the work he has done and reach a consensus on the best approaches.

+1

I have found that a lot of smart, well-intentioned people are repeatedly reinventing this wheel.  Completing and reaching consensus on this document would be a good way to ease their burden while increasing the overall consistency of the behavior of email as a complete system.  I encourage everyone who has worked on MTA's to have a look at this document.  -- Nathaniel