Re: IdPOP3 and error Max line length exceeded.

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Subject: Re: IdPOP3 and error Max line length exceeded.
Posted by:  Ciaran Costelloe (ccostell…@flogas.ie)
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005

Mirko Boeer wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I use the DevSnapshot and get the error "Max line length exceeded."
> while retrieving the welcome email from a web.de account.

That server is broken.  The RFCs specify a relatively short line
length, separated by CR-LFs, but that server only uses LFs in its html
(fine for html, maybe, but not pop or smtp).

Having said that, there was a patch applied for this in Indy 10.

Ciaran

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IdPOP3 and error Max line length exceeded. posted by Mirko Boeer on Mon, 27 Jun 2005