[ietf-dkim] Draft summary of SSP functionality -v2
dhc at dcrocker.net
Tue Dec 11 06:17:01 PST 2007
Stephen Farrell wrote:
> Dave Crocker wrote:
>> I am asking for feedback. I didn't ask for it to be a working group
>> item or for consensus.
>> The document attempts a factual description of SSP. With references
>> like "rfc2822.From" it rather clearly is not a "marketing" document.
> IMO its in-between.
What does that mean? What portions or aspects of it qualify as 'non-technical
> Yes. That's why I'd rather that we focus on the document, not on
> external text. If you were proposing new text for the introduction
> then it'd be right on the mark, as-is, I worry that it'll be
I'll repeat: You have a working group that has demonstrated a widely
divergent understanding of what SSP is. That tends to undermine claims of
real working group consensus.
You ought to welcome an exercise that could facilitate convergence of basic
>> The second point should makes it useful for me to gather comments from
>> this list, before I circulate a purportedly factual description of SSP
>> to others.
> Fair enough to do that, after we have WG consensus. For now, its
> a little premature.
You think that formulating a summary statement of facts, after a couple of
years of effort and just before Last Call is somehow premature, particularly
when the lack of working group consensus on core decisions seems pretty evident?
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