Re: [ietf-dkim] versions of RFC822 mail messages, Where is the formal definition of DKIM-Signature?

Dave Crocker <> Mon, 12 February 2018 01:48 UTC

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On 2/10/2018 10:47 AM, Michael Thomas wrote:
> But I still think this entire conversation is silly in its theoreticality.

Extra design complexity and consuming development resources -- 
programming, bench testing, interoperability testing -- for something 
that is not essential, nevermind offers no actual value, is about as 
practical as any standards issue can get.

Protocol complexity matters, especially for features that have no 
immediate use.


Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking
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