Re: [dmarc-ietf] Some Proposed Language for a New pct Tag Defintion

John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> Tue, 03 August 2021 02:10 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dmarc-ietf] Some Proposed Language for a New pct Tag Defintion
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It appears that Todd Herr  <todd.herr@valimail.com> said:
>> I like simple, but I also like the idea of a separate section that
>discusses the history of the pct tag and why the old values won't work any
>longer.

OK except:

>   remains the default, and "0".  The value of "0" took on unintended
>   significance during the experimental stage as a value used by some
>   intermediaries and mailbox providers as an indicator to either
>   deviate from standard handling of the message and/or to alter the
>   substance of reports generated, ...

Alter the reports?  Huh?  I was under the impression that the policy didn't
affect the reports, much less the pct.

R's,
John