[ietf-dkim] Review of DKIM Sender Signing Practices
ietf-dkim at kitterman.com
Mon Dec 3 20:55:45 PST 2007
On Monday 03 December 2007 23:23, John Levine wrote:
> In article <47549320.9000307 at dcrocker.net> you write:
> > Review of:
> > DKIM Sender Signing Practices (draft-ietf-dkim-ssp-01)
> Wow, thanks for a very thorough review.
> The biggest problem with this draft is that it goes way beyond
> defining a protocol.
> Part of it describes the way that senders publish statements about
> their sending practices and the way that receivers can look for those
> statements, which is fine, but the rest attempts to tell receivers
> what to do with mail they have received, which is not.
> It really needs to back up and define how a sender publishes its
> policy, how a recipient can look up a policy if it wants to do so,
> then stop. That's all they need to interoperate.
While senders certainly can't dictate receiver policy, giving an indication of
what they expect to have happen is perfectly reasonable and reduces
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