[ietf-dkim] Who signs what
MH Michael Hammer (5304)
MHammer at ag.com
Thu Sep 16 10:32:11 PDT 2010
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> From: ietf-dkim-bounces at mipassoc.org [mailto:ietf-dkim-
> bounces at mipassoc.org] On Behalf Of Murray S. Kucherawy
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> > From: ietf-dkim-bounces at mipassoc.org [mailto:ietf-dkim-
> > bounces at mipassoc.org] On Behalf Of Jeff Macdonald
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> > I don't think there is a consensus on what a 3rd party signature is.
> Oh, I disagree. As someone (Ian?) pointed out, there's some long-
> established common use about what the term "third-party" means, and I
> don't think we need to establish rough consensus on something like
> For a message (not even specifically email) from A to B via C, A is
> first party, B is the second party, C is the third party.
> The first several definitions I found via a simple Google search
> Let's not waste time on this.
I think the only difference is the one that Steve pointed out and I know
but didn't state accurately due to lack of sleep (2 hours last night).
Domain owners may choose to sign with a signature with a d= different
than the domain in the rfc5321 From. That would make the domain owner
signature a 3rd party signature for that particular ADSP case rather
than a 1st party signature.
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