Re: [Extra] Is this a plausible IMAP extension ?

"John R. Levine" <> Wed, 27 February 2019 17:49 UTC

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> And that model seems a bit bizarre to me. Why is the MTA necessarily the 
> agent with the definitive take on the right logo to attach? Does the MTA 
> never ever ever make mistakes in selecting a logo? Is the MTA 
> invulnerable to attack? Does the logo never change after the fact? These 
> questions, and many others, need to be answered before we even start to 
> talk about how to implement this.

I'm working on another draft that attempts to explain (not justify) it.

A lot of it boils down to the big gorillas are displaying logos now, so 
is there a way they can do so without inventing yet another club to which 
the rest of us are not invited.

John Levine,, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
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