[sylpheed:32128] Re: EHLO should be HELO ?

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+tools at mega-nerd.com
Sat Mar 1 10:14:56 JST 2008

Cristian Secară wrote:

> The English translation has this string (quote from the .pot file):
> #: src/send_message.c:805
> msgid "Sending EHLO..."
> msgstr ""
> I assume the EHLO is actually a HELO ...

Actually both EHLO and HELO are valid.

The original RFC covering SMTP was rfc821 which only specified 'HELO'.
The updated RFC (rfc2821) added 'EHLO' or extended HELO.

Have a look at the RFCs for more info.

Erik de Castro Lopo
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