Re: [dmarc-ietf] AD review draft-ietf-dmarc-eaiauth-02

"John R. Levine" <johnl@iecc.com> Thu, 28 February 2019 02:35 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dmarc-ietf] AD review draft-ietf-dmarc-eaiauth-02
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> A related point ...
>
> The draft currently says it updates RFC 7208, but is that right?  It only explicitly documents what's already defined there.  Should that be removed?

It does say that matching a UTF-8 local part fails, which is new.

If you write code the way I write code, a current implementation might 
just stuff the UTF-8 into a DNS lookup.  The DNS is mostly 8-bit clean, 
after all, so it hypothetically might find something.

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