On Oct 26, 2005, at 06:06, Arno Garrels wrote:

>> So the subject arrives as one continuous line of 1000+ characters?  
>> And
>> the SMPT server permits this? Strange.  I'll take your word for it, as
>> I have no access to Outlook 2003 to test.
> Some mail servers reformat invalid headers and mime messages, with
> sometimes very strange results. Also some MTA's would drop the 
> connection
> on receiving very long lines since they assume a buffer overrun attack.

That's what I was alluding at; I was assuming he meant that the message 
would arrive intact with the entire subject line without breaks or 

> One note on OE 6, it truncates the subject line at 266 chars silently.

Outlook 2000 does the same thing, and it won't let you enter a subject 
line longer than 256 characters (but it split it with <CRLF>+<TAB> 
after every 74 chars.)


DZ-Jay [TeamICS]

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