A problem with T10 at SYMBIOS.COM?

John Lohmeyer John.Lohmeyer at symbios.com
Tue Sep 2 08:58:05 PDT 1997


* From the T10 (formerly SCSI) Reflector (t10 at symbios.com), posted by:
* John Lohmeyer <John.Lohmeyer at Symbios.com>
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At 05:52 PM 8/29/97 -0400, Tom Coughlan wrote:
>I sent the attached message to the reflector and what I got reflected back
>was truncated at:  "Isn't this a reasonable trade-off?"
>
>It may have been because of the (poor man's) vertical ellipsis I used right
>after that (dot<cr>dot<cr>dot<cr>).  Or, maybe it is too long?
>
>I have reposted the missing text, so there is no immediate problem, I just
>thought you should know.

Tom,

Our email guru thinks the 'poor man's ellipsis' may have been the problem.
He is checking it out.  Apparently, SMTP uses a line containing nothing but
a dot in column 1 as an end-of-data marker.  For future postings (until we
find a fix to the problem), I'd advise putting the poor man's ellipsis in
column two (e.g., space dot<cr>space dot<cr>space dot<cr>).

John


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