"wayne" == wayne
"Re: Re: draft-schlitt-spf-02 now available and submitted to the IETF"
Wed, 29 Dec 2004 14:30:28 -0600
>> This may seem nitpicking but since we're going to define a
>> standard, it is important to get it right. If we can't even
>> get DNS right, how are we going to get SPF right when it builds
>> on DNS ?!?
wayne> Ok, I understood everything you said, I think, but I still
wayne> don't see the point that William was making. The text is:
wayne> | 1. Introduction
wayne> | The current e-mail infrastructure has the property that any host
wayne> | injecting mail into the mail system can identify itself as any
wayne> | name it wants.
wayne> This still seems right to me. Both MAIL FROM and HELO
wayne> identities can, and often do, identify themselves as both
wayne> Fully Qualified Doman Names (FQDN) and Unqualified Domain
wayne> Names, and hosts can use whatever domain names they want.
Anything other than a FQDN (or an address literal) representing a real
mailbox (MAIL FROM) or a real host (HELO) or an address literal in not
complient with (2)821.