Re: (DMARC) We've been here before, was Why mailing lists

Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> Fri, 18 April 2014 19:07 UTC

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Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:07:16 -0400
From: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>
To: "Murray S. Kucherawy" <superuser@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: (DMARC) We've been here before, was Why mailing lists
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On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 08:48:31AM -0700, Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:
> 
> Any answer I give to that would be speculation.  How about this: If MUAs
> evolve as a result of all of this, I would hope it's in a direction that
> doesn't just create whack-a-mole for the problem DMARC is trying to solve.

And I'd suggest that if MUA's do evolve in that manner, maybe it's a
hint that the problem which the DMARC cheerleaders tried to sweep away
as "not a problem" really *is* a problem that users really care about.
And I would hope that in the future, they don't once again try to do
something that only meets their own parochial interests, and ignores
everyone elses' concerns.

					- Ted