[ietf-dkim] draft-ietf-dkim-threats-00 Misstatement of the DKIM
dotis at mail-abuse.org
Tue Jan 24 14:30:55 PST 2006
On Jan 24, 2006, at 2:14 PM, Stephen Farrell wrote:
> Douglas Otis wrote:
>> This should read:
>> : DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) [I-D.allman-dkim-base] defines a
>> : mechanism by which email messages can be cryptographically signed,
>> : permitting a signing domain to be held accountable for the message.
>> : When an email-address contained within the message is also within
>> : the signing domain, and noted within the 'i' parameter, the signing
>> : domain may also be held accountable for verifying the use of the
>> : email-address conforms to their policies.
> I've a few issues with that suggested text:
> - "contained within" is too much - foo at example.com is "contained
> within" this message but I guess that's not what you mean.
> - I'm pretty sure we don't want to be talking about something
> as concrete as the "'i' parameter" at this level since such
> details are liable to change at inconvenient moments.
> - The "may" in the last clause is also a bit ambiguous - do you
> mean "can" or "might"?
> (I also don't see how your comment connects the new and
> old text but am happy to join the dots myself later:-)
Does this look better?
: DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) [I-D.allman-dkim-base] defines a
: mechanism by which email messages can be cryptographically signed,
: permitting a signing domain to be held accountable for the message.
: When an email-address within a message header field is also within
: the signing domain, and specified by a signature parameter, the
: signing domain might also be held accountable for verifying that
: the use of the email-address conforms to their policies.
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