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sr #107195: Reassigned to another tracker [was: SMTP client does not do dot stuffing]

Submitted by:  Michael Clase <mclase>
Submitted on:  Tue 05 Jan 2010 06:49:06 PM UTC  
 
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  None
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Sat 26 Oct 2013 03:09:34 AM UTC, comment #2:

THIS ITEM WAS REASSIGNED TO BUG #40378


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Conrad T. Pino <conradpino>
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Sat 26 Oct 2013 03:05:04 AM UTC, comment #1:

For other reasons I've read relevant RFC; IMO this really needs to happen.

Conrad T. Pino <conradpino>
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  Spam posted by anonymous
Tue 05 Jan 2010 06:49:06 PM UTC, original submission:

THIS ITEM WAS REASSIGNED TO BUG #40378
According to the SMTP spec, a client should escape a dot character when it is the first character on a line by doubling it. See: http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2821#section-4.5.2 which refers to the obligation of the server to remove one of the dots.

The classpathx mail-1.1.2 package does not implement this properly. As a result, the initial dot on a line gets deleted by the receiving SMTP server.

This is particularly a problem when using Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable because this wraps lines to 76 characters using soft carriage returns; this may force dots to the beginning of a line. This encoding is used when the message has MIME-type text/html.

Michael Clase <mclase>

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2013-10-26 conradpino Reassign ItemClasspath Extensions, sr #107195 => Classpath Extensions, bug #40378

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