Re: [dmarc-ietf] Forensic report loops are a problem

Dave Crocker <dcrocker@gmail.com> Tue, 02 February 2021 01:23 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dmarc-ietf] Forensic report loops are a problem
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On 2/1/2021 4:41 PM, Michael Thomas wrote:
>> we're supposed to balance purported security considerations with 
>> pragmatic, real-world operational limits.
>> cost/benefit.  not an unusual concept.
> We have no means of evaluating what you're complaining about. It's a 
> Chimera, and a long tailed one at that. 


You're probably right.  Far better to offer requirements as absolutes, 
unanchored by practical concerns.

Except that cost/benefit isn't an illusion or fabrication, but is a 
common practice, so attempting to claim it is otherwise is gaslighting.

And gaslighting is a method that creates a hostile work environment.

It's a shame the working group management hasn't put serious effort into 
curbing such behavior.


d/

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