[ietf-dkim] detecting header mutations after signing
ietf-dkim at kitterman.com
Fri Oct 8 10:00:30 PDT 2010
On Friday, October 08, 2010 12:33:38 pm Dave CROCKER wrote:
> On 10/8/2010 9:28 AM, Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:
> > I'm still cringing at the layering violation of "fixing" in DKIM the fact
> > that many RFC5322 implementations, MTAs, MSAs and MUAs alike, don't
> > bother to enforce normative portions of that specification.
> > Is there precedent of this being done elsewhere, i.e. compensating in one
> > protocol for abundant lousy implementations of a layer below it?
> I'm a bit confused.
> We want to re-submit DKIM Signing to Proposed Standard, in order to fix an
> edge condition that is only a theoretical issue and only fixes a problem
> that is actually outside of the scope of what DKIM is trying to achieve?
Detecting modification in transit is outside the scope of what DKIM is trying
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