[ietf-dkim] New Issue: Third parties in "overview"
dhc at dcrocker.net
Thu Mar 13 10:07:24 PDT 2008
Siegel, Ellen wrote:
> In other words, it is not affected by where the signing is done, but
> rather by what entity is represented by the signature, i.e. the
> originator could sign with a 3rd party signature, and an intermediary
> could sign with a (delegated) 1st party signature.
Although a logical choice at the time it came into use, indeed the term
"third-party" can be confusing.
An example of a "third-party" signature is the originating operator. So it is
fully at an end-point, but still qualifies.
In other words, you are highlighting an key point.
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