On 4/5/2011 12:29 PM, John R. Levine wrote:
I have lots of mailboxes internally that have mail shoveled to them
based on From:. If the mail is from a source that I trust, "i=" would
be just as useful that way.
We all filter on From:. If you know the domain is well-behaved, what's
the point of using i= rather than From: ?
This thread has a basic flaw: it is predicated on a a particular
of i=, which is undocumented and certainly not standardized.
If folks want to have a discussion about filtering based on a validated author
identifier or address, they should start with a construct that is standardized
to provide that. Currently, there is no such construct.
As for any thought that i= could be made into that construct, I think the
reasons that are not practical have been explained at length.
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