[ietf-dkim] Keys vs. Reputation
jdfalk at yahoo-inc.com
Mon Aug 21 17:13:45 PDT 2006
On 2006-08-21 14:15, Dave Crocker wrote:
> It is even more important that we carefully distinguish between internal
> operational policies, versus the information that a signer must make public.
[ . . . ]
> If the signer wants to have assessment be based on different reputations, such
> as for messages authored by different customers of the signer or messages
> authored by different departments in the signer's organization, then the signer
> needs to use different d= values.
[ . . . ]
> In other words, the job of DKIM is to deliver a valid identity to an assessment
Makes sense to me, though I suspect we'll need to repeat this a few
times before everyone groks it.
> How the assessment service decides to use different names is a matter that falls
> under reputation and accreditation. My reading of the charter says that that is
> out of scope.
Keep it simple.
J.D. Falk, Anti-Spam Product Manager
Yahoo! Communications Platform Team
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