Re: [ietf-smtp] parsing SMTP replies

Jeremy Harris <jgh@wizmail.org> Thu, 18 March 2021 23:27 UTC

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From: Jeremy Harris <jgh@wizmail.org>
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On 18/03/2021 23:15, Michael Peddemors wrote:
> If you show me MTA's currently advertising limits on how much they accept, then it may be something that needs to be addressed.

Apart from people building prototypes to demo this proposal, there are no
such MTAs precisely because there is no standard to do so.


> Either way, it seems like the wrong time/place to put in standards for a need that is not yet apparent.

The need is for a more efficient, in roundtrips, way of communicating limits
than getting individual command responses.
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   Jeremy