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I-D ACTION:draft-malamud-subject-line-00.txt (fwd)

2005-01-31 14:46:20
Greetings -

This is the last document of my "spam trilogy".  :))  Document 1 was
a smtp extension and is now rfc3865.  A few days ago, I sent a rather
simple DDDS application to this list and to namedroppers.  This last
document is, I hope, very noncontroversial, but I'm not sure.  It
seemed like I heard a lot of people say they didn't think putting
things in the subject line was a good idea, so I tried to express
that in a fairly short draft.

Comments are most welcome on this first draft.



P.S. Apologies in advance if I've offended any Freedonians.
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        Title           : Labels in Subject Headers Considered Ineffective At 
        Author(s)       : C. Malamud
        Filename        : draft-malamud-subject-line-00.txt
        Pages           : 12
        Date            : 2005-1-31
This Internet-Draft discusses policies that require certain labels to
   be inserted in the "Subject:" header of a mail message.  Such
   policies are difficult to specify accurately while remaining
   compliant with key RFCs and are likely to be ineffective at best.
   This Internet-Draft discusses an alternate, standards-compliant
   approach that is significantly simpler to specify and is somewhat
   less likely to be ineffective.

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