[mail-vet-discuss] Proposed "header.b" tag for DKIM signatures

Murray S. Kucherawy msk at cloudmark.com
Wed Mar 24 12:17:12 PDT 2010


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mail-vet-discuss-bounces at mipassoc.org [mailto:mail-vet-discuss-
> bounces at mipassoc.org] On Behalf Of Alessandro Vesely
> Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 10:46 AM
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> Subject: Re: [mail-vet-discuss] Proposed "header.b" tag for DKIM
> signatures
> 
> As an alternative, the verifier can ignore the failed signature as
> though it were not present in the message --as specified. Then, it
> would just report a more concise “dkim=pass header.d=example.com”.

To which signature is that result reporting if the verifier simply ignored one of them, and both of them had "d=example.com"?

If for example the signer included one signature with "l=" and one without, the verifier or A-R consumer might want to prefer one over the other, but it won't know what action to take if it can't tell which signature is the one that passed.



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