Mark Baugher wrote:
At 02:39 PM 3/31/2004, Yakov Shafranovich wrote:
The basic problem is here is lack of trust. All of these mechanisms
are trying to establish whether a given MTA is to be trusted more.
Therefore, it seems to me that the feature we are seeking to add to
email is a way to exchange trust information.
I don't understand the proposed charter in this way. I understand this
group's goal to be developing mechanisms to establish whether an MTA is
authorized to forward a message. Frankly, "trust information" doesn't
mean anything to me; I think it could mean a lot of different things to
I just went over the charter
We are seeking a mechanism to specify that an MTA is authorized to
relay email for a given network. I'll forget the "trust" word :)