[ietf-dkim] Ticket 23 -- l= and Content-type
Murray S. Kucherawy
msk at cloudmark.com
Sat Apr 30 19:42:46 PDT 2011
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John R. Levine [mailto:johnl at iecc.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 29, 2011 12:33 PM
> To: Murray S. Kucherawy
> Cc: DKIM List
> Subject: RE: [ietf-dkim] Ticket 23 -- l= and Content-type
> On Fri, 29 Apr 2011, Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:
> >> On further consideration, I'm with Dave. Suggest removing the current
> >> language about l= and MIME boundaries, and replace with a note that if you
> >> use l=, added content can change the appearance of a message in hard to
> >> anticipate ways.
> > Replace the whole section with just that, or only the first paragraph?
> Sheesh, you actually want me to read the thing? Oh, all right.
> In 4.4.5, delete " Signers
> of MIME messages that include a body length count SHOULD be sure that
> the length extends to the closing MIME boundary string."
> Also delete the subsequent INFORMATIVE IMPLEMENTATION NOTE.
> The note earlier in the section says the bad guy can replace the displayed
> contents, so I don't think we need to say it again.
Sorry, still confused.
What's your counter-proposal to Alessandro's proposal to modify 9.1.1?
The stuff above talks about 4.4.5. I see what you want there, but resolution of 9.1.1 is an open question (to me).
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