[ietf-dkim] Clarification: Section 5.4.6
mike at mtcc.com
Wed Aug 9 11:08:07 PDT 2006
> 6. Practices and Expectations MUST be presented as an information
> service from the sender to be consumed as an added factor to the
> receiver's local policy. In particular a Practice or
> Expectation MUST NOT specify any particular disposition stance
> that the receiver should follow.
> Should the last sentence say: "Expectation MUST NOT specify any
> particular disposition stance that the receiver MUST follow."?
> In my opinion, if the Expectation is set, it is stating a suggested
> usage. Or in other words, what the receiver should follow.
I think that this is a question of whether the "should" (or "MUST" in
yours) is actually normative. I don't think it is. It might read better as:
"In particular, a Practice or Expectation MUST NOT mandate any
disposition stance on the receiver."
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