[ietf-dkim] ADSP and Discardable (was Re: Lists "BCP" draft review)
Rolf E. Sonneveld
R.E.Sonneveld at sonnection.nl
Wed Jun 2 11:20:45 PDT 2010
Scott Kitterman wrote:
> "Dave CROCKER" <dhc at dcrocker.net> wrote:
>> On 6/2/2010 8:08 AM, Al Iverson wrote:
>>> Agree. "Discard" and "silently discard" mean the same thing, in my
>>> opinion. Though, I am guilty of using the phrase "silently discard."
>>> Maybe in an attempt to be slightly over-specific.
>> I do not recall seeing a dictionary or technical definition of "discard" that
>> says anything at all about whether the discarder says anything at all.
>> Taken on its own and without further technical specifications 'discard' does not
>> direct, imply or request that the action be silent or noisy, and if noisy who
>> gets to hear it.
> IIRC, this is by design since there was no consensus around what exactly to do. Personally, I tend to favor not having messages silently vanish.
As stated before, I have not followed the entire discussion on ADSP in
depth, so please bear with me. I could not find relevant items in the
archives, but has there ever been suggested to have a 'rejectable' in
addition to 'discardable' and 'all'?
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