Re: Multiple HELO/EHLO?
Lyndon Nerenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> Tue, 03 October 2000 16:30 UTC
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Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2000 10:29:42 -0600
From: Lyndon Nerenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Brad Knowles <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Multiple HELO/EHLO?
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> Now, the only section of the current draft that I was able to > find that appears to address this issue at all is the ninth paragraph > of section 18.104.22.168: Section 4.1.4 para 2 spells it out explicitly: An EHLO command MAY be issued by a client later in the session. If it is issued after the session begins, the SMTP server MUST clear all buffers and reset the state exactly as if a RSET command had been issued. In other words, the sequence of RSET followed immediately by EHLO is redundant, but not harmful other than in the performance cost of executing unnecessary commands. --lyndon