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Re: SPF I-D for review: draft-schlitt-spf-classic-00.txt

2005-03-03 14:35:38

On Thu March 3 2005 13:13, wayne wrote:

(Actually, off hand, I can't think of anything about SPF
that Dave does like, but...)

He's not alone...

They are pushing through both this SPF I-D, and the
Microsoft Sender-ID I-Ds, apparently without even an IETF last call.

That would be a procedure violation, and could be appealed to the IAB.

The IETF seems to be a pretty funny organization.  They clearly value
politics over technical considerations.

That's quite a broad brush you're trying to paint with.  Perhaps
you fail to understand some of the technical arguments against SPF...

I'm not sure that I want to 
go through the effort of trying to create a working group, knowing
that I don't have the political clout to keep things focused on
technical issues.

Is that a perverse way of stating that a) those who understand the
technical issues aren't interested in SPF and/or b) those who are
interested in SPF are unable or unwilling to confront its technical

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