[ietf-dkim] On the Selector
steve at wordtothewise.com
Mon May 25 19:14:35 PDT 2009
On May 25, 2009, at 5:48 PM, Franck Martin wrote:
Yup, that's connected to the Returnpath feedback loop, rather than
reputation tracking. They're allowing you to sign up for a feedback
loop for a particular d= value and for either one specific selector or
When tracking specific issues it may well be useful to get FBL reports
for just one specific user of a DKIM identity, and being able to key
on selector seems a good enough way to do that, if a bit of a hack.
It's not something I'd expect anyone to use normally, though.
I don't believe that Yahoo are using the selector for anything
reputation related, though, and I wouldn't expect them to do so in
general. (Not ruling out some ESP-specific hack, if it turned out to
provide them with useful data, but that would be a private hack rather
than anything more).
RP or Yahoo might be able to be more authoritative on that.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Steve Atkins" <steve at wordtothewise.com>
> To: ietf-dkim at mipassoc.org
> Sent: Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 10:46:15 AM GMT +12:00 New Zealand
> Subject: Re: [ietf-dkim] On the Selector
> On May 25, 2009, at 12:42 PM, Franck Martin wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I see some ESP are using the selector to do domain reputation.
> In what way? Given that the selector is an opaque string, are you
> reading something into their choice of selectors that isn't there, or
> are they documenting that they intend meaning for their selectors?
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