wayne <wayne(_at_)schlitt(_dot_)net> wrote:
The chairs/AD asked for consensus from the group. The consensus was to
look at the 2821 identities first and then look at the 2822
identities. The charter promised that once this decision was reached,
that all further discussions on other identities would be ruled out of
My recollection was that there was a later consensus call, but I
can't find the post. The closest is:
Where you note that the consensus of the WG (simple hum, unconfirmed
on the list) was changed to RFC 2822.
MARID showed just how much more important political considerations are
in making decisions than technical considerations.
Almost all spam/anti-spam discussion is political. We know how to
stop all spam: turn off all email. Past that, the "technical"
decision to turn off limited portions of email for some reason
(e.g. message/host validation) quickly becomes political. Some people
will not implement the scheme themselves, and others oppose a scheme