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From Stefano Bagnara <apa...@bago.org>
Subject Re: Question about empty MAIL FROM
Date Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:14:42 GMT
2012/6/26 Eric Charles <eric@apache.org>:
> On 06/26/2012 11:07 AM, Stefano Bagnara wrote:
>> "MAIL FORM:<>" is REQUIRED to work. This is the way DSN bounce are
>> delivered.
>> Mailservers not supporting this "sender" are listed by
>> http://www.rfc-ignorant.org/
>
> I was supposing that, but didn't take time to point the exact line in the
> RFC.
>
> We'd better throw a NonCompliantRfcException than a AddressException,
> especially when it is thrown by the MailAddress constructor.

Eric, we "CAN'T" throw an error or an exception. The empty address in
FROM is a COMPLIANT address and we have to accept it.

I'm not sure why that error doesn't happen after MAIL FORM but happens
after "DATA's ending dot", but sounds like a bug in needs for a JIRA
issue and a test case.

Stefano

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