[ietf-dkim] DKIM Agenda Item Safer than SSP
phoffman at proper.com
Thu Jul 6 04:21:36 PDT 2006
At 6:20 PM -0700 7/5/06, Douglas Otis wrote:
>On Jul 5, 2006, at 5:26 PM, Dave Crocker wrote:
>>>It is premature to try to guess how internationalized email addresses will
>>>look or be handled. We should not cover this in DKIM until the work in the
>>>EAI WG is finished.
>>Creating critical dependencies on a specific outcome of a difficult and
>>controversial bit of IETF work -- and especially one with a long
>>history -- is a
>>really excellent way to fail.
>This seems to be a comment against SSP.
Wrong. it is a comment against trying to predict the future and
gating our publication on those guesses. We can (should!) remain
silent on future changes to email, and then deal with them when they
happen. This is how IETF protocol development works.
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