[ietf-dkim] DKIM Usefulness
hsantos at isdg.net
Mon Aug 16 12:55:56 PDT 2010
Please note, these are honest questions because every quarter I have
to decide what new finished work and features are going to be part of
our quarterly software updates and revisions. DKIM continues to be
something to consider, "to add, not add or push aside again" because I
can not find a concrete reason to add it - a payoff, some usefulness
that can get extracted from it, something we can document for the
layman customer base can grasp and begin to use.
So if Dave Crocker refuses to respond to my question, can anyone else
show this "usefulness" value, how it is measured in their own
implementation? What extra technology are you using, if any, to get
Hector Santos, CTO
Hector Santos wrote:
> Dave CROCKER wrote:
>>> Daniel Black stated:
>>> Recipients are an important aspect of the message flow and an
>>> attempting to define a benefit to them from DKIM is an element of
>>> what I'm attempting to define.
>> That's clear. It's also beyond the skillset of this group. It's also
>> not required for DKIM to be useful.
> Can you provide information or evidence that exhibits DKIM usefulness
> and how is the usefulness accomplished?
> What augmented technology, method or skillset is required in order to
> get the usefulness you see?
> If this a future usefulness scope or is it something we can use today?
> I ask because I am still looking for a payoff and justification to
> support and add it to our mail software and what components within the
> framework. I am having a hard time seeing DKIM usefulness.
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