Re: [dmarc-ietf] Ticket #111 - MX/A/AAAA test needs justification

"Murray S. Kucherawy" <superuser@gmail.com> Sat, 08 May 2021 03:44 UTC

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From: "Murray S. Kucherawy" <superuser@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 May 2021 20:43:52 -0700
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Subject: Re: [dmarc-ietf] Ticket #111 - MX/A/AAAA test needs justification
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On Fri, May 7, 2021 at 7:53 PM Douglas Foster <
dougfoster.emailstandards@gmail.com> wrote:

> My problem with MX/A/AAA is that it IS a "mail enabled" test, which is
> exactly the concept that you rejected in a recent previous post.
>

I don't know how to answer that, since I don't know what "mail enabled"
means.

It is also an SMTP-dependent test.  Since SMTP addressing is independent of
> Message addressing, it is a poor fit at best for distinguishing between NP
> and SP.
>

I don't know what those middle two terms mean either.

-MSK