[ietf-dkim] draft-ietf-dkim-mailinglists-02 review
jdfalk-lists at cybernothing.org
Fri Sep 10 14:53:57 PDT 2010
On Sep 10, 2010, at 12:34 PM, John R. Levine wrote:
>> The problem is that too many people on this WG take the view "I believe in
>> solution-X (TPA, PGP-MIME, don't use ADSP because it's broke, don't use
>> mailing list if you advertise 'discardable') and I will vote down any
>> solution other than X".
> Call me old-fashioned if you will, but I take the view that a purely
> hypothetical paper design to address a largely hypothetical problem, with
> unknown security problems, unknown user interface problems, and unknown
> interoperation problems have no place in a document about actual e-mail
It's the difference between Best Current Practices and Things We Thought Of But Haven't Tried Yet. Either could be published as an I-D, but we shouldn't try to fit both approaches into the same BCP.
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