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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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
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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