Re: [ietf-smtp] EHLO domain validation requirement in RFC 5321

Keith Moore <moore@network-heretics.com> Mon, 28 September 2020 00:25 UTC

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From: Keith Moore <moore@network-heretics.com>
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Subject: Re: [ietf-smtp] EHLO domain validation requirement in RFC 5321
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On 9/27/20 8:18 PM, Dave Crocker wrote:

> On 9/27/2020 4:15 PM, Keith Moore wrote:
>> On 9/27/20 6:00 PM, Dave Crocker wrote:
>>
>>> gosh, Keith.  Don't you consider 95% spam in email over the Internet 
>>> to be a degradation worthy of attention?
>>
>> Of course I do, but ONLY if the degradation due to spam filtering is 
>> part of the picture.
>
> Please provide documentation that the people running serious email 
> platforms do not already include that factor in their decision-making.

Again you're trying to change the subject.   I'm not talking about their 
discussions.   I'm talking about THIS discussion.

> As for changing the subject, I am indeed trying to alter it. I would 
> to move its treatment in this forum from standalone, idealistic and 
> apparently-uninformed statements of impractical absolutes to,

This is where we would need a chair or SAA to step in if we had one.     
Since we don't have one, Dave, I am calling you out for abusive behavior.

Keith