[ietf-dkim] ADSP stats
dotis at mail-abuse.org
Mon Apr 18 15:37:08 PDT 2011
On 4/18/11 12:33 PM, Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:
> This working group spent a huge amount of blood, sweat and tears working on attempts to create a viable policy layer, and after all that, ADSP is what we managed to get consensus to do. Lots of other alternatives have been proposed, and none of them have stuck either, and their various authors (including me) haven't persisted.
> If ADSP is too weak or dangerous a protocol, and there are no current viable alternatives, then failing to beat the streets to get the industry to deploy it is an act of responsibility, not one of omission or laziness.
> We tried policy, and couldn't make it work. It's time to spend all this energy looking at something else.
With upcoming changes in the Internet architecture, many protocols
including SMTP that exist within the commons, will need to revisit a
basis for acceptance that does not over burden receivers. It seems
elements related to DKIM and SMTP can be more closely bound.
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