Re: [apps-discuss] Slash and version number in Authentication-results: header field

Dave Cridland <dave@cridland.net> Wed, 22 May 2013 09:11 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] Slash and version number in Authentication-results: header field
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You know, as I think about this, my key question is why remove it?

If that's not essential, then we can just have future versions use a
different header field name, so instead of:

Authentication-Results: example.org/2 [...]

We have:

Authentication-Results-2: example.org [...]

A simplistic M*A might be confused by the presence of the first, but surely
would simply ignore the presence of the second form?

Dave