[ietf-dkim] Re: ISSUE 1521 -- Limit the application of SSP to
arvel.hathcock at altn.com
Thu Jan 24 11:31:04 PST 2008
> -1 also. I'd go farther and say that it would make the entire protocol
> completely useless.
Mike is entirely right. SSP is dead-on-arrival and we've all completely
wasted our time if this proposal is allowed to stand and here's why:
SSP is about providing the receiver with a means to check whether a
required message characteristic is missing. SSP settles on 4871 for the
"characteristic" and a From: header domain check for the "required". If
we remove the "required" we're left only with the bare "characteristic"
which tells us nothing useful except in cases where there's a
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