[ietf-dkim] 822/2822 or just 2822
dhc at dcrocker.net
Thu Jul 20 08:51:09 PDT 2006
Barry Leiba wrote:
>> Is the requirement that DKIM support both
>> 822/2822 content (822 being the current standard) or is the intent
>> that DKIM is just required to support 2822 content?
> I believe there are two parts to the answer to that:
> 1. We refer to RFC 282x, as the current standard, and that's what we're
> aiming to support.
> 2. We're trying, to the extent we reasonably can, to deal with most of
> what's actually out there, ...
> Does anyone think that's not the right answer?
I think your language describes things quite nicely.
I am pretty sure that DKIM does not have anything that cares about 822 vs. 2822.
That is, it works for both.
So I have tended to view the dual-reference approach as a means of communicating
to folks that they do not have to worry about old-vs-new specifications for
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