Re: [apps-discuss] The authentication server id, was rfc5451bis

"John Levine" <johnl@taugh.com> Tue, 26 March 2013 20:16 UTC

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The point of the authserv-id is to allow a system to recognize its own
A-R headers.  I was happy with dot-atom and don't particularly care
about changing it to e MIME-ish value, which I gather is to agree with
some existing implementations.  But I certainly don't see any need to
add further complications, which nobody will implement anyway.

R's,
John

PS: In my implementation the authserv-id is the FQDN of the host on
which the mail server is running.