RE: [NTISP] Post.Office / Outlook Express issues

Brian Dorricott ( )
Tue, 16 Mar 1999 09:21:09 +0000

At 18:16 15/03/99 -0600, you wrote:
>The problem with Outlook Express is that when it sees a single . (period) on
>a line all by itself then it things it is the end of the message.. so it
>quits retreiving the Email...

But the POP3 specification says that a line with a dot on its own IS the
end of a message. If the mail server ever needs to sends a line with a
single dot, it should insert a dot at the beginning. So it looks like
Outlook Express is doing the right thing here. RFC1939 if I remember


>For 3.5.3 included a function that will replace the single period with a
>space. This function can be enabled with a registry entry...
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