[spfbis] Proposed spf TXT record change

"Roy A. Gilmore" <rag@ragged-software.com> Tue, 09 February 2016 23:33 UTC

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Subject: [spfbis] Proposed spf TXT record change
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I'm not sure how to go about this, but, I'll start here and maybe
somebody could point me in the right direction. I think placing the spf
information in a TXT record directly attached to the domain is a
mistake. I think the spf information should be placed in a TXT record
attached to a _spf selector (e.g. _spf.example.com). This behavior
already has a history of being used by other services (i.e.
_kerberos.example.com, _dmarc.example.com, etc.), and would make
retrieving the spf information much easier and much more robust. This
would also be a trivial change to implement. Any thoughts?