Re: [Shutup] [ietf-smtp] Proposed Charter for the "SMTP Headers Unhealthy To User Privacy" WG (fwd)

Martijn Grooten <martijn@lapsedordinary.net> Tue, 01 December 2015 23:49 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Shutup] [ietf-smtp] Proposed Charter for the "SMTP Headers Unhealthy To User Privacy" WG (fwd)
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On Tue, Dec 01, 2015 at 09:10:20PM +0000, Richard Clayton wrote:
> If you want to have very limited data in your email header fields then
> you should look at the systems that you operate yourself and clean up
> the information at that point. You'll probably get a poorer delivery
> experience when sending to MAGY and others -- but that's your tradeoff.

Sure, making such changes on your own is probably going to hurt more                                                                                                                                                                          
than it helps. Which seems a good argument in favour of some kind of                                                                                                                                                                          
RFC, or at least a WG discussing whether one is needed.                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Martijn.