Re: [NTISP] MS OE dot-termination patch available for 3.1.2

JM Foster ( )
Wed, 17 Mar 1999 15:32:16 -0700

I like the PostOffice product but I have
never had any luck getting anyone at
[] to respond to

What does it take to get a response
from them?

I recently installed PO and intend to
activate it on 3/18 as the primary mail

At 07:27 PM 3/16/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Regarding the problems with MS OE and Post.Office:
>Previously had debugged the issue with MS OE client "hangs"
>that resulted from a problem in OE regarding the termination of a message.
>A workaround is available in the 3.5.3 release of Post.Office. The
>activation steps have been posted to this list, or they are available from
>This did not help those of you with version 3.1.2, of course. We've
>corrected that oversight, and we now have a patch available (a replacement
>POP-Server binary) that implements the same workaround that is in 3.5.3 for
>the MS OE bug.
>We believe this solves all the known or documented "hangs" encountered with
>the MS OE client. We're not terribly comfortable with this workaround since
>it must modify the body of the message (it inserts an extra carriage-return,
>which should have no visible effect since it is not coupled with a
>line-feed), but since the alternative (getting your customers to upgrade to
>the fixed version of MS OE) is not too attractive, we are making the
>workaround available to those who wish to use it.
>Please contact for the patch and information on
>activating the workaround.
>-- PW
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Best Regards,
Julie Foster

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