Re: Realistic responses to DMARC

"John R Levine" <johnl@taugh.com> Sun, 18 December 2016 06:04 UTC

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Date: 18 Dec 2016 01:04:14 -0500
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From: "John R Levine" <johnl@taugh.com>
To: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
Subject: Re: Realistic responses to DMARC
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> Um, you're assuming that mailing lists serving open source projects
> will either (a) knuckle under to the demands of DMARC, or (b) be
> willing to inflict the pain caused by DMARC-workarounds on their
> users, aren't you?

Yes, those are the only choices at this point.

> I can think of one major open source project (namely, the Linux
> kernel) which has refused to do either.

I'm reasonably sure you're mistaken here.  Don't they rewrite From: 
headers?

R's,
John