[cryptography] DKIM: Who cares?

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Fri Oct 26 04:54:13 EDT 2012


On 2012-10-26 2:44 AM, Ben Laurie wrote:
> As someone who sees the effects of actually using DKIM, I can but roll
> my eyes and shrug. In short, it turns out to be a pretty bad idea to
> hard fail on DKIM because it totally doesn't work with mailing lists.
> Which makes it pretty useless, key size cockups or no.
>
> Why did the authors of DKIM not deal with this problem?

Long ago I posted on the DKIM mailing list raising a bunch of issues.  I 
was very briefly told all those issues were out scope, and I posted no more.





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