SG> Part of the abstract runs thus:
SG> encouraged to support AT LEAST each mailbox name for
SG> Then, part of the Rationale says:
SG> "However, if a given service is offerred, then the associated mailbox
SG> name(es) must be supported, resulting in delivery to a recipient
SG> appropriate for the referenced service or
SG> Okay, I'm confused at this point. I must support at least the addresses
SG> for services running at my domain, in contradiction to the mere
SG> encouragement we were getting earlier.
Abstracts are not usually taken to be normative. Certainly, this one is not
The Rationale and Scope section is intended to be a normative specification
for the generic aspects of the document. That is, it says how the document
should be applied.
Like any standards document, the degree of actual force it carries is only as
strong as the community decides to impart to it.
Dave Crocker <dcrocker-at-brandenburg-dot-com>
Brandenburg InternetWorking <www.brandenburg.com>
Sunnyvale, CA USA <tel:+1.408.246.8253>