I'm not looking to discuss resolution of these items, but merely verify the
current status of the items within the working group.
On 10/22/2010 8:28 AM, Barry Leiba wrote:
1. How to handle a key record with empty "g=" and absent "v=" (section
I thought we had wg consensus to drop g=.
2. Advice about wildcards in TXT records.
Proposed change: Add a note in section 6.1.2 warning about the effect
of wildcard TXT records on finding DKIM key records.
This is what is in the pending -03 draft in section 6.1.2:
hangText="NOTE:"> The use of wildcard TXT records in
DNS will produce a response to a DKIM query that is
unlikely to be valid DKIM key record. This problem
applies to many other types of queries, and client
software that processes DNS responses needs to take
problem into account.</t>
3. The issue of multiple occurrences of header fields that may only occur
Proposed change: Add text to section 5.3 recommending that verifiers
check that the message complies with specs, and that they not validate
a non-compliant message. Add a new section 8.14 to the Security
Considerations, explaining the attacks that can be done using this
Those are two different changes. My own sense is that each has some
controversy, with the first being pretty substantial and with the first having
some significant counter-proposals.
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