[ietf-dkim] more on discardable, was Lists "BCP" draft
macfisherman at gmail.com
Wed May 26 07:00:43 PDT 2010
On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 9:55 PM, Steve Atkins <steve at wordtothewise.com>wrote:
> On May 24, 2010, at 6:38 PM, John Levine wrote:
> > Since ADSP causes problems for innocent bystanders, I think it's
> > reasonable to decline A's mail in the first place. This is doubly
> > true since the ADSP RFC rather specifically says that you shouldn't
> > mark a domain discardable if its users send mail to lists.
> It causes no problems at all to innocent bystanders in that case - the
> recipient at domain B is a willing participant who has chosen both
> to pay attention to ADSP and to respond to it by rejecting, rather than
> discarding, mails labeled "discardable".
Perhaps I missed something, but if domain B is rejecting email from the list
Authored by A, then won't that cause a list member at domain B to be removed
from the list as well? I think that is what John meant by innocent
bystander. Most MLM remove subscribers after repeated bounces. I don't know
if they are smart enough to look into why the message bounced.
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