Re: "why I quit writing internet standards"

Miles Fidelman <mfidelman@meetinghouse.net> Mon, 14 April 2014 17:37 UTC

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Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 9:34 AM, Michael Richardson 
> <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca <mailto:mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca>> wrote:
>
>
>     For instance, had DMARC proponents and/or Yahoo, spent some time
>     making sure
>     that there was some running code for mailing list use, life would
>     be better.
>
>
> They did, and there is:
>
> https://launchpad.net/mailman/2.1/2.1.16
>
>

Well... an awful lot of folks run other list software - listserve, 
listproc, majordomo, ezmlm, sympa (what I run) - it might have 
represented good citizenship if Yahoo had contributed patches to, say, 
the top half dozen open-source list management packages, and had 
discussions with the commercial vendors - before propagating p=reject.

Miles

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