AW: Re: AW: Re: Message contains NUL characters - howto dump?

Joseph Brennan brennan at
Tue Apr 21 09:08:19 EDT 2009

> (IMHO is the max. line lenght in emails 4000 characters.)

RFC 2821 sec says the max length is 1000 characters including
the two CR LF characters.

However if the MTA fixes this, Cyrus won't see it.  Sendmail for example
breaks long lines at 997 characters and inserts ! CR LF.

Joseph Brennan
Lead Email Systems Engineer
Columbia University Information Technology

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