[ietf-dkim] list vs contributor signatures, was Wrong Discussion
MH Michael Hammer (5304)
MHammer at ag.com
Wed Jun 2 12:58:45 PDT 2010
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ietf-dkim-bounces at mipassoc.org [mailto:ietf-dkim-
> bounces at mipassoc.org] On Behalf Of Dave CROCKER
> Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2010 3:48 PM
> To: Brett McDowell
> Cc: ietf-dkim at mipassoc.org
> Subject: Re: [ietf-dkim] list vs contributor signatures, was Wrong
> On 6/2/2010 11:29 AM, Brett McDowell wrote:
> > ADSP seems to mean one thing to pundits and something else to the
> > actually using it. Who is right?
> >> Recent experience suggests that they often don't.
> > Can you name someone with ADSP experience who doesn't understand
> > means?
> Since we've been seeing reports of breakage due to using ADSP records
> domains that are not under sufficient control, it is clear that some
> fraction of
> the ADSP-using world does not understand what it is for, or at least
> limitations are.
If we apply this to other standards (SMTP, DNS, HTTP, etc) we would just
have to power down the whole internet. The best that we can do is come
up with something that makes a modicum of sense, fix things we didn't
anticipate or understand because we needed operational experience and
There will always be some fraction of the user/implementer base that
won't understand protocols, standards or RFCs. It kind of goes with the
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