[ietf-dkim] Pete's review of 4871bis
dhc at dcrocker.net
Wed Jun 29 11:02:37 PDT 2011
On 6/29/2011 9:40 AM, John R. Levine wrote:
> RFC 4871 is full of gratuitous and often wrong advice on everything from
> APIs to MUA design to key management. 4871bis got rid of some of it, but
> there's still a lot left. If Pete can force us to strip out more of the
> gratuitous stuff and stick to telling people how to do reliably
> interoperable signing and verification, the actual standards part of the
> standard, he'll be doing everyone a favor in the long run.
Well, perhaps you are right.
After all, the group's ability to make decisions about changes, it's enthusiasm
for such an effort and the community's demonstrated problems with the
problematic text are all clear enough to easily justify our continuing to expend
significant effort and to further delay publication of this document.
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