Re: draft-rose-pop3-again-02.txt

John Gardiner Myers <jgm+@cmu.edu> Fri, 24 June 1994 18:08 UTC

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Beak: Is

Unless I get any reasonable objections, I will change the draft to
permit "-ERR" upon startup and to have the command/argument separator
be a single space.

I propose that the draft permit the server to close the connection
after returning an "-ERR" to the PASS or APOP commands.  Examples of
why a server would do this include:

  * too many failed authentication attempts
  * server has given up ability to log in as a different user, but was
    unable to enter TRANSACTION state.