On 03/Sep/10 16:15, Hector Santos wrote:
Alessandro Vesely wrote:
Crypto stuff at connection time is a different ongoing task, which
may be useful in countering replay attacks in general. Joint
signatures and From-%-rewriting are two easier and more specific
techniques for describing how responsibility is transferred when a
message transforms into another. I mentioned them in this thread
because I deem they are worth being considered, each in its niche of
suitable use cases.
[Importance of From] said, I believe what you speaking of is when a mail bot
completely take over a message from an authorized or intentional
design basis. i.e. a newsletter, a newspaper article, a read only
forum, whatever, etc, messaging usages were the From: is less
important and more of a "global entity."
Yes, I'm speaking of cases where the From is being rewritten already.
Frankly, I don't like that the value of "From" be changed. However,
in the regrettable case it is changed, it doesn't hurt if it is
rewritten in a standardized way.
And how about joint signatures?
Let me ask you this, does this apply to a MLM serving a LIST such as
this one? IETF-DKIM? Should it be programmed to change it to?
Please refer to Charles' original proposal for details
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