Re: [spfbis] Proposed spf TXT record change

Mark Andrews <marka@isc.org> Wed, 10 February 2016 04:17 UTC

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Subject: Re: [spfbis] Proposed spf TXT record change
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In message <56BAB3D8.8060607@ragged-software.com>;, "Roy A. Gilmore" writes:
> Why should it matter if I'm a decade too late? If I'm right (and I'm not
> saying that I am), why shouldn't the behavior be changed. RFC's aren't
> set in stone, they are updated and/or obsoleted all the time. This
> proposed change is trivial to implement.

As is the change to use type99 which works with wildcard records.

_spf doesn't work with wildcard records.

Mark
 
> On 02/09/2016 06:25 PM, John Levine wrote:
> >> I think the spf information should be placed in a TXT record
> >> attached to a _spf selector (e.g. _spf.example.com).
> > You're right, but you're also a decade too late.  Forget it.
> >
> > R's,
> > John
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