Re: [dmarc-ietf] Ticket #28 - Failure report mail loops

John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> Fri, 04 December 2020 19:58 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dmarc-ietf] Ticket #28 - Failure report mail loops
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In article <0408ae98-e1c1-71fe-fdd4-8bc7a7c151d3@tana.it> you write:
>We would like to close this ticket by Dec 18, two weeks from now, so please get 
>on it.
>
>The ticket originated from John's comment, in May 2019:
>
>     Apropos recent discussions, we could recommend that failure reports be
>     rate limited per recipient both to break loops and to deter indirect
>     mail bombing.

I have never gotten enough failure reports that handling them was even
slightly inconvenient, and my addresses are on every spam list in the world.

Has anyone else?  If don't have evidence that this is a real problem, I'd just close the ticket.

R's,
John