[mail-vet-discuss] Re: Auth-Results issues? #8 secton 5.1
jdfalk at yahoo-inc.com
Fri Apr 28 17:53:58 PDT 2006
On 2006-04-27 20:14, Tony Hansen wrote:
>> Legacy MUAs
>> An important factor to the usefulness of this proposal is adoption
>> by Mail User Agents (MUAs) of some method by which the information
>> the headers contain is relayed to users to indicate the validity
>> of the message. The lag time between publication of this standard
>> and widespread adoption by MUAs will require careful consideration
>> by those making use of authentication methods which relay their
>> results using this header.
> I think this is getting muddier rather than clearer. The 1st sentence is
> fine. But what does the 2nd sentence really mean? It provides no real
> guidance whatsoever other than saying "be careful".
> Anyone else want to speak up on this issue? I think Murray and I are
> hitting an impasse.
This is primarily a warning to implementers, right? So I think the
first sentence may be sufficient.
J.D. Falk, Anti-Spam Product Manager
Yahoo! Communications Platform Team
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