"Old" refers to the Errata I-D; "New" is the proffered replacement.
This last-of-three postings affects the same section of text as the
revision posting, but attends to a different issue. I've only just gotten
clarification on what this third item was to be, so here's another apology
bit of confusion.
Had I remembered all 3 items I would have tried to merge this with the
Assessor change, which is what the current note attempts:
8. RFC4871 Section 2.11 Identity Assessor
The name of the module that consumes DKIM's primary payload, the
responsible Signing Domain Identifier (SDID). It can optionally
consume the Agent or User Identifier (AUID) value, if provided to
The name of the module that consumes DKIM's mandatory payload, the
responsible Signing Domain Identifier (SDID). The module is
to the assessment of the delivered name. Other DKIM (and non-DKIM)
values can also be delivered to this module as well as to a more
message evaluation filtering engine. However this additional
is outside the scope of the DKIM signature specification.
Can you explain why you used "dedicated to the assessment of the delivered
name" rather than "... of the delivered identifier"? I can live with it either
way, but it seems strange to say that it consumes an identifier but assesses a
Aside from that, it looks fine to me.
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