On 2009-12-22, at 04:57, John C Klensin wrote:
Let me say this a little more strongly. This proposal
effectively modifies RFC 5321 for one particular domain name at
the same time that it effectively (see notes by others)
advocates against coding the relevant domain name into anything
or treating it in a special way. That combination doesn't seem
to me to work.
If that's the consensus of SMTP experts, then I would be more than happy to rip
that example out (or the whole section, to be honest). I was quite enthusiastic
about the previous revision's conscious decision not to include examples at all.
Incidentally, the "other stories" remark in the subject line was a reference to
the fact that the document instantiates a registry which can be used by others
to document particular characteristics of records in the ARPA zone. It wasn't
intended to refer to the examples section (which, as I mentioned, was added
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