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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: We have some questions about James ?
Date Wed, 01 Aug 2001 10:01:03 GMT
On Wed,  1 Aug 2001 19:59, Gunnar Rønning wrote:
> * "Serge Knystautas" <sergek@lokitech.com> wrote:
> | 1. I'd have to check, but I'm pretty sure that the headers of an email
> | message are required to be 7-bit data.  I was just reading through the
> | JavaMail API last night that said something about this, and someone using
> | the API needs to properly encode data when setting headers.
>
> ESTMP may be 8 bit. See if my surname goes through...

I am fairly sure the whole DATA message part can be 8bit *if* the appropriate 
extention is used. However the rest of data stream must be 7-bit. Talking 
from experience because I managed to crash a bunch of servers when sending 
high bytes in commands ;)

Cheers,

Pete

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