[ietf-dkim] Output requirements
Murray S. Kucherawy
msk at cloudmark.com
Fri May 6 11:37:32 PDT 2011
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ietf-dkim-bounces at mipassoc.org [mailto:ietf-dkim-bounces at mipassoc.org] On Behalf Of Barry Leiba
> Sent: Thursday, May 05, 2011 1:08 PM
> To: Charles Lindsey
> Cc: DKIM
> Subject: Re: [ietf-dkim] Output requirements
> >> + Verifiers SHOULD ignore those signatures that produce a PERMFAIL
> >> + result (see Section 7.1), acting as though they were not present
> >> + the message. ...
> > s/Verifiers SHOULD ignore/Identity assessors SHOULD ignore/
> > (and probably in other places too). Verifiers are explicitly instructed
> > to return PERMFAIL/TEMPFAIL), and "returning" something is evidently
> > inconsistent with "ignoring" it.
Since this is already somewhat mushy, might I suggest:
Verifiers MAY decline to report, and identity assessors SHOULD ignore, ...
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