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From Rick McGuire <rick...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: A question about 8BITMIME support.
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2008 18:08:50 GMT
Stefano Bagnara wrote:
> I remember I hit this issue in past. IIRC sun's javamail does not add 
> the BODY=8BITMIME attribute for the MAIL command, and it also does not 
> add the SIZE=XXXXX attribute when the SIZE extension is supported.
Ok....the SIZE extension is one I'm not aware of.  Where's the RFC for 
this one?

Rick
>
> I vaguely remember that servers supporting 8BITMIME extension 
> correctly default to 8BITMIME body when they read the data even if 
> they don't receive the BODY= attribute.
>
> Maybe someone else here can give you more details.
>
> Stefano
>
> Rick McGuire ha scritto:
>> I was looking at some things in the Geronimo SMTPTransport code, and 
>> I realized that I had never implemented adding the BODY=8BITMIME to 
>> the FROM command.  I went back to my test case I used for comparisons 
>> purposes.  This did a simple send with the mail.smtp.allow8bitmime 
>> property set to true.  The test was run with mail.debug turned on so 
>> I could see the conversation with the server.  It appears that 
>> turning that property on causes the Sun implementation to send the 
>> body as 8-bit characters, but it also does not add the BODY=8BITMIME 
>> property.
>>
>> I'm going to start working on the code to add the option, but I'm 
>> curious of the SMTP experts can help me understand what the actual 
>> story is.
>>
>> Rick
>
>
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