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From "Dmitry (JIRA)" <server-...@james.apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (JAMES-1222) JAMES hangs on mails with 8-bit characters in headers
Date Sun, 01 May 2011 22:04:03 GMT

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Dmitry updated JAMES-1222:

    Attachment: wireshark_UTF-8.txt

> JAMES hangs on mails with 8-bit characters in headers
> -----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: JAMES-1222
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JAMES-1222
>             Project: JAMES Server
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 3.0-M3
>         Environment: Windows XP
>            Reporter: Dmitry
>            Assignee: Norman Maurer
>         Attachments: mail.txt, mail_UTF-8.txt, wireshark_UTF-8.txt
> RFC 2822 and RFC 2047 require that all characters in headers with codes above 127 must
be encoded. But more then 10 percent of real e-mails have 8-bit-characters in headers (not
only spam! very popular forum engines send 8-bit headers in mails). 
> If JAMES has received such mails with 8-bit characters in headers and they are on server,
I can not get ALL mails (RFC compliant and not compliant) through POP3: error 0x800CCC19 in
Outlook Express (timeout) or error 0x8004210A in MS Outlook ('The operation timed out waiting
for a response from the receiving (POP) server...') 
> Through IMAP I get all mails. Messages that are not compliant to RFC have question marks
in their headers in IMAP folders.

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