[ietf-dkim] protecting domains that don't exist
arvel.hathcock at altn.com
Fri Apr 11 21:11:14 PDT 2008
> It's called feature creep.
> It is also entirely outside the scope of this working group.
Substantiate this incredible claim or please stop making it. It's just
> Really. It has nothing to do with DKIM and nothing to do with Author
> Domain *signing*.
We're talking about an algorithm for what to do in the absence of DKIM
and signing. The NXDOMAIN check is a piece of that algorithm that makes
it work. Without it, our purpose is trivially defeated. Why can't you
> Really. A working group's protocol specification effort is supposed to
> be guided by more than a current feeling that it should tell folks what
> is good for them.
That's not fair. Really. Really, really.
I and others have offered concrete specifics on why we know this is a
critical piece of the algorithm. That's not guidance by "current
feeling" or a desire to "tell folks what is good for them."
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